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Sale: 29th June 2015

Lot 597: An Italian Violin, probably by G. B. Ceruti, Cremona 1801

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Estimates

£35,000 - £55,000


Sale Archive

This is an archive lot from a previous sale. Please contact us if you are looking to purchase or sell a similar instrument. Brompton's will be happy to guide you through the process and discuss the best options available to you.


VAT & Import Tax

* 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price

Description

The later Italian scroll

Label

Labelled: Jo Baptista Ceruti Cremonensis fecit Cremonae An 1801. The Wurlitzer registration number 9233 is on the inside back

Certificate

Sold with the certificate of Rembert Wurlitzer, New York 1946 stating the violin to be by G. B. Ceruti and bearing an original label

Maker

probably by G B Ceruti

Dimensions

Length of back: 353mm

Condition

Minor repairs to table, ribs, back and scroll, good condition, see diagram *

Footnotes

Also sold with a letter from J. Stern, New York 1962

Sale Information

Sale Date

Monday 29th June 2015
11:00am - first session - lots 1-367
3:30pm - second session - lots 368-625

Sale Location

The Royal Institution of Great Britain,
21 Albemarle Street,
Mayfair, London,
W1S 4BS