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Sale: 6th October 2010

Lot 59: The property of a Lady. A magnificent Italian Cello by David Tecchler, Rome 1701

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Estimates

£300,000 - £500,000


Sale Archive

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VAT & Import Tax

20% buyers premium only

Description

The property of a Lady. A magnificent Italian Cello by David Tecchler, Rome 1701

Label

David Tecchler Fecit, Liutaro in Roma 1701

Maker

by David Tecchler

Dimensions

Length of back: 29 3/8ins, 745mm

Footnotes

Sold with a fitted case from W.E. Hill & Sons, bearing a brass plaque with the legend: Rachel Beck, Sherborne House, Hoddesdon, David Tecchler Roman 1701. Sold with the receipt of Withers (dated 1873) where the cello was sold for £50, and a further receipt from W.E. Hill & Sons for repairs, the case and engraving.. This cello has been in the possession of the vendor's family for the last century and remains in an exceptional state of preservation.