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Sale: 27th June 2016

Lot 106: An Italian Viola by Paolo Antonio Testore, Milan circa 1740


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£30,000 - £50,000

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* 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price


Labelled: Carlo Antonio Testore figlio maggiore, del la Carlo Giufeppe in Contrada larga al fegno dell 'Aquila Milano ...


Sold with the certificate of J & A Beare, London 1946


by Paolo Antonio Testore


Length of back: 394mm


Minor repairs to table, ribs and back, sound post crack in back with patch, small worm channel in back, see diagram *

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Sale Information

Sale Date

2:00pm, Monday 27th June 2016

Sale Location

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