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Sale: 29th October 2012

Lot 93: A Very Fine Italian Violin, Mantua circa 1780


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£30,000 - £40,000

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VAT & Import Tax

* - 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price


Property of a Lady. A very similar violin by Tommaso Balestrieri dated 1761 and of similar measurements was sold by Messrs Sotheby's as lot 10 in their sale on the 14th November 1985.


Labelled: Thomas Balestrieri cremonae fecit Mantuae. anno 1787(?)


Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 359mm


The later Italian scroll. *