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Sale: 3rd November 2008

Lot 29: A Cello by William Forster, London circa. 1780


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£25,000 - £35,000

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20% buyers premium only


A Cello by William Forster, London circa. 1780


Labelled: William Forster, Violin, Violoncello, Tenor and Bowmaker for their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and Duke of Cumberland, London Fingerboard bearing the number of W.E. Hill & Sons: K923


Sold with the certificate of W.E. Hill & Sons, London


by William Forster


Length of back: 28 7/8ins, 735mm


This instrument is in a very fine state of preservation *