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Sale: 9th - 21st October 2019

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Lot 132: A Fine and Rare English Viola by Jacob Rayman, London 1650

Estimates

£20,000 - £30,000

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* 20% buyers premium & 5% hammer price

Description

Property of a Lady. The later scroll, probably English; the back set with a geometric inlaid pattern; the double purfling

Label

Labelled: Jacob Rayman, Dwelling in Bell-yard in Southwarke 1650; the label probably original

Certificate

Sold with the certificate of W. E. Hill & Sons, London 1939

Maker

by Jacob Rayman

Dimensions

Length of back: 396mm

Condition

See diagram *

Footnotes

The dendrochronological report of Peter Ratcliff is available to purchase, stating that the earliest and latest dates on the bass and treble sides are 1441 and 1604, matching closely with Brescian instruments.

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