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Sale: 28th October 2013

Lot 266: A Fine and Important Italian Violin by Andrea Guarneri, Cremona 1684

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Estimates

£200,000 - £300,000


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VAT & Import Tax

* 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price

Description

This violin seems to show the hand of the young Joseph Filius.

Label

Labelled: Andreas Guarnerius fecit Cremonae sub titulo sanctae Teresaia 1684

Certificate

Sold with a copy of a certificate by W. E. Hill & Sons, London 1962.

Maker

by Andrea Guarneri

Dimensions

Length of back: 14ins, 355mm

Footnotes

Previously sold through Messrs Sotheby's & co. in June 1982 as lot 194. Illustrated on pgs. 318 and 319 of Four Centuries of Violin Making..