An Italian Viola by  Otello Bignami, Bologna, 1968
Lot 74
An Italian Viola by Otello Bignami, Bologna, 1968
Sold for £4,680 (US$ 7,866) inc. premium
Auction Details
An Italian Viola by  Otello Bignami, Bologna, 1968
Lot Details
An Italian Viola by Otello Bignami, Bologna, 1968
Labelled Bignami Otello fece in Bologna nel 1968 with Signature also inscribed; Esecuito ...J. Daman Willems; Angiolina; and branded on lower ribs, O.Bignami twice Length of back 383mm (15 1/16in) of a light yellow orange colour.

Footnotes

  • The above Viola is offered with various correspondence from the maker to his customer , and various replies, dated 1967 and 1968 discussing the creation of the above instrument .

Saleroom notices

  • Please note, the image in the printed catalogue for this lot is wrong. Please refer to the online catalogue for the correct image.
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