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Milanese Violin, c. 1750, Probably Testore Family

Auction:
2428
Lot:
385
Sold for:
$16,590$14,000

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2428
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 12, 2008 12:00PM

Description:

Milanese Violin, c. 1750, Probably Testore Family, labeled ...GIUSEPPE TESTORE IN CONTRADA LARGA DI MILANO AL, SEGNO DELL AQUILA 169..., length of two-piece back 13 7/8 in., 352 mm, with case, (the head later).
Estimate $12,000-18,000

button fracture repair, various repaired top cracks.

Keywords

Awami League, GIUSEPPE TESTORE, Bowed instruments, Contrada, Dal Segno, Giovanni Grancino, Milan, String instruments, Testore, Violin

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