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Italian Violin, Paolo Antonio Testore, Milan, c. 1759

Auction:
3170B
Lot:
129
Sold for:
$36,900$30,000

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

Description:

Italian Violin, Paolo Antonio Testore, Milan, c. 1759, labeled Paolo Antonio Testore figlio/di Carlo Giuseppe Testore/in Contrada Larga di Mila-/no al Segno dell' Acquila./1759, length of back 354 mm, with case.

Certificate: Dario D'Attili, 1994.

Insurance Appraisal: Morel & Gradoux-Matt, 2000, (copy only).
Estimate $40,000-60,000

Sound post patch to top, multiple repaired top cracks, volute pinned to head.


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Lavazza, Contrada, Santino

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