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Sale: 8th March 2010

Lot 90: A Very Fine Italian violin by Pietro Giacomo Mantegazza, Milan circa 1770

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Estimates

£80,000 - £120,000


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

A Very Fine Italian violin by Pietro Giacomo Mantegazza, Milan circa 1770

Label

Labelled: Andreas Guarnerius fecit Cremonaeino titulo Sanctae Terefiae 1677

Certificate

Sold with the certificate and letter of W.E.Hill & Sons The certificate states the violin to be by Andrea Guarneri and a later letter re-attributes the violin to Joseph Filius

Maker

by Pietro Giacomo Mantegazza

Dimensions

Length of back: 13 13/16ins, 351mm

Footnotes

The scroll was made by a member of the Guarneri family, probably Joseph Filius Andrea Guarneri.