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Sale: 29th October 2012

Lot 99: A Very Fine Italian Violin by Romeo Antoniazzi, Cremona 1905

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Estimates

£30,000 - £50,000


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 Property of the Late Alfonso Evangelisti (1915-1976). Alfonso Evangelisti studied at the Luigi Cherubini Conservatory of music, graduating with honours and awarded the prestigious Medaglia D'Oro. He was presented with this violin by his Professor. During the war he enlisted as an officer in the Italian army, and was captured by the Allies in Libya. After the war he found his way to Ireland, where he married and joined the newly formed Eireann Symphony Orchestra, where he spent the rest of his working life.

Label

Labelled: Antoniazzi Romeo Cremonese fece Cremona L'anno 1905.\ Signed on the label

Maker

by Romeo Antoniazzi

Dimensions

Length of back: 14ins, 355mm.

Condition

This violin is in a very fine state of preservation. *