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Sale: 24th October 2016

Lot 108: A Fine and Rare Italian Violin by Giuseppe Guadagnini, Como circa 1785


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£100,000 - £150,000

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* 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price


Labelled: Carlo Antonio Testore, figlio Maggiore del fu Carlo Giuseppe in Contrada larga al fegno dell'Aquila Milano 1719


Sold with a copy of the certificate of J & A Beare, London 2000


by Giuseppe Guadagnini


Length of back: 359mm


Minor repairs to table, ribs, back and scroll, minor worm damage, f hole wing replaced, patch in table, repairs to edge work on table, see diagram *

Sale Information

Sale Date

2:30pm, Monday 24th October 2016

Sale Location

The Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom