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American Violin, George Gemunder, Astoria, 1885

Auction:
2648B
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$5,100$4,250

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2648B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 28, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

American Violin, George Gemunder, Astoria, 1885, bearing the maker's label, length of back 362 mm, with case and bow.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Not set-up. Pegholes enlarged from patent pegs. Later gold leaf painting on top, over hairline crack with varnish loss under chinrest area. Metallic paint over upper treble bout edge of top. Small repaired edge damage, upper treble bout edge of back. Rib fractures, upper treble rib.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

George Gemunder, Astoria, Metallic paint, Bone fracture, Chinrest, Rib, Rib fracture, Sound, Treble, Viol, Violin, Violins, Waves

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