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Italian Violin, Lorenzo Ventapane, Naples, c. 1843

Auction:
3170B
Lot:
128
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 3170B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 11, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Italian Violin, Lorenzo Ventapane, Naples, c. 1843, labeled LORENZO VENTAPANE/Fabbricante di Strumenti Armonici/Strada Donnaregina n.7/NAPOLI 1843, bearing the catalog number 4462, length of back 356 mm, with case and bow.

Certificate: The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., 1935.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Numerous table restorations including breast patch, buckling to table at saddle, cleated back cracks emanating from upper and lower blocks, reglued back center seam, rib cracks at upper and lower blocks.


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.

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Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Lorenzo Ventapane, Lorenzo, Naples, Wurlitzer

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