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Sale: 8th December 2015

Lot 253: An English Bass probably by John Frederick Lott I, circa 1820


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£40,000 - £60,000

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The Ex Gerald Brinnen
Gerald Brinnen was the principal bassist of the BBC Symphony Orchestra from 1964 to 1992


Labelled: Giacomo Rivolta, Milano 1820


Probably by John Frederick Lott I


String length: 1120mm with an extension to 1365mm


Minor repairs to table, ribs and back, minor worm damage *

Sale Information

Sale Date

Tuesday 8th December 2015
First lot ends approx. 4:00pm