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Sale: 24th October 2016

Lot 253: An Italian Violin by David Tecchler, Rome 1694


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£80,000 - £120,000

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20% buyers premium only


Property of the late P. Varron Esq.


Labelled: David Tecchler, fecit Rome 1694


Sold with the certificate of Etienne Vatelot, Paris 1980.
Pierre was one of three brothers, Pierre (Violin), Michel (Viola) and Hubert (Cello) who all studied music at the Conservatoire de Paris. During the 1940s & 1950s, Le Trio Varron toured Europe, whilst also working with and recording backing tracks for Jacques Brel. In 1960, Pierre Varron joined the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France as 1st violin where he stayed until his retirement; during this period he also taught the violin at the Conservatoire de Paris. This David Tecchler violin was purchased in 1977 from Etienne Vatelot.


by David Tecchler


Length of back: 354mm

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