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Sale: 9th - 23rd March 2020

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Lot 287: A Very Interesting Violin, circa 1740


£7,000 - £10,000

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20% buyers premium only


The table by a later Italian hand


Unlabelled. The fingerboard is numbered with the W. E. Hill & Sons number 961


Sold with the certificate of W. E. Hill & Sons, London 1976


Length of back: 353mm


Repairs to table, ribs and back, sound post crack in table with patch *


The dendrochronological report by Peter Ratcliff is available to purchase, and shows a good Italian response, the best cross-matches being with a 1739 del Gesu, a 1742 del Gesu, a 1748 Nicola Gagliano, and a Tommaso Balestrieri

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