A fine Italian Violin by  Micael Deconet, Venice  1754
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A fine Italian Violin by Micael Deconet, Venice 1754
Sold for £72,000 (US$ 121,019) inc. premium
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A fine Italian Violin by  Micael Deconet, Venice  1754
Lot Details
Violin Part One
A fine Italian Violin by Micael Deconet,
Venice 1754
Labelled Micael Deconet Fecit Venetiis 1754 Length of back 355mm (14in) the handsome one piece back of medium curl, table of widening close grain, of a golden amber brown colour, minor restored blemishes, now in immediate playing condition, in case.

Footnotes

  • The above is the property of a celebrated Violinist, scion of a notable Italian musical family.

    The Tree-Ring Anaysis Report of John C.Topham dated 20 September 2007, states, inter alia;..."Both sides of the table cross-match sequences taken from many instruments mainly of Italian origin......both sides of the table match a 1731 Domenico Montagnana.

    The bass side of the table matches;
    A Violin by Antonio Stradivari 1732.
    A Violin by Guarneri del Gesu 1742 (The Lord Wilton).

    The treble side of the table matches;
    A Violin by Matteo Goffriller.
    A Violin by Nicolas Gagliano 1735.
    A Violin by Guarneri del Gesu 1741 (The Kanarievogel)."
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