Sale: 15th - 29th October
Lot 245: A Very Fine and Important Gold & Tortoiseshell-Mounted Violin Bow by Francois Xavier Tourte, Paris circa 1820
£100,000 - £150,000
VAT & IMPORT TAX
20% buyers premium only
The round stick of handsomely figured pernambuco, the tortoiseshell frog set with gold Paris eyes, the adjuster with two gold collars and mother-of-pearl facets
A certificate from Pierre Guillaume is available to purchase, stating that the bow is a fine example and is original in all its parts, with the possible exception of the back slides and the ferrule
The stick and head in fine condition, the tortoiseshell frog in overall fine condition - see diagram. *
Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside the EU.
Brompton's advise prospective buyers to check with their own governments regarding wildlife import requirements prior to placing a bid. Please refer to Brompton's shipping page for more information: https://www.bromptons.co/auction/shipping-information.html
- This price includes buyers premium. All other prices exclude buyers premium.
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