An Venetian Violin probably by Domenico Montagnana circa 1740 (3)
Lot 208
An Venetian Violin probably by Domenico Montagnana circa 1740
(3)
Sold for £193,250 (US$ 243,949) inc. premium

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An Venetian Violin probably by Domenico Montagnana circa 1740 (3) An Venetian Violin probably by Domenico Montagnana circa 1740 (3)
An Venetian Violin probably by Domenico Montagnana circa 1740
Labelled faintly: Domenicus Montagnana, Sub S..., ... Venetiis 173... Length of back 354mm (13 15/16in) of a red golden brown colour, use wear and restorations, with an ivory mounted Violin Bow in the Baroque manner, in red canvas case. (3)

Footnotes

  • Offered with related insurance documents from Max Moller dated 9 May 1977 and Fred J. Lindeman signed and dated 31 March 1989 and 4 June 1996.

    In addition, offered with a dendrochronology report from Mr. John C. Topham, Surrey dated February 2012 stating the analysis of the spruce table of the above violin significantly cross matches tables of other important contemporary Venetian makers and the tablewood itself is of a date commensurate with the label date.
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