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Sale: 23rd March 2014

Lot 223: An Interesting Violin, Attributed to Carlo Antonio Testore


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£3,000 - £5,000

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* - 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price


The inked purfling


Labelled: Carlo Antonio Testore figlio maggiore del fu Carlo Giuseppe in contrada...1760. Branded on the upper button: CAT below a double headed eagle


Sold with the certificate of Matthius Eugene Mehne, Berlin 1978


Attributed to Carlo Antonio Testore


Length of back: 13 7/8ins, 354mm.


Minor repairs to table, ribs, and peg-box . Minor wear to varnish *

Sale Information

Sale Date

3:00pm, Sunday 23rd March 2014

Sale Location

The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London, W1S 4BS