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Sale: 24th October 2016

Lot 277: A French Violin and Bow by Jean Lavest, Montlucon 1930


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£3,500 - £4,500

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VAT & Import Tax

20% buyers premium only


Labelled: Carlo Antonio Testore figlio maggiore del fu Carlo Giuseppe in Contrada larga al fegno dell' Aquila. 1730. Stamped: J. Lavest, Montlucon. Inscribed internally: J. Lavest, Annee 1930 no. 146, D'apres non


by Jean Lavest


Length of back: 358mm


Stick good but with some minor wear behind the head. Frog and button good. *


Sold with a French Silver-Mounted Violin Bow by J. Lavest. Stamped: J. Lavest. Octagonal stick. Weight: 58g. Sold with original receipt of the maker

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