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Sale: 23rd March 2014

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

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Estimates

£3,000 - £5,000


Sale Archive

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VAT & Import Tax

* - 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price

Description

The inked purfling

Label

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

Certificate

Sold with the certificate of Matthius Eugene Mehne, Berlin 1978

Maker

Attributed to Carlo Antonio Testore

Dimensions

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

Condition

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