A Violin by Joannes Franciscus Pressenda, Torino, 1840 (2)
Lot 230
A Violin by Joannes Franciscus Pressenda, Torino, 1840
(2)
Sold for £134,500 (US$ 225,837) inc. premium
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A Violin by Joannes Franciscus Pressenda, Torino, 1840 (2) A Violin by Joannes Franciscus Pressenda, Torino, 1840 (2)
Lot Details
A Violin by Joannes Franciscus Pressenda, Torino, 1840
Labelled by the maker; Joannes Franciscus Pressenda q.Raphael fecit Taurini anno Domini 1840 Length of back 354mm (13 15/16in) the handsome one piece back, ribs and scroll of bold narrow to medium curl, table of medium grain, the varnish of a red colour on a golden brown ground, restoration, in case. (2)

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  • Offered with the Certificaat of Max Moller, Amsterdam, numbered 1028, signed and dated 1 May 1951 to the above effect in addition to the related handwritten receipt for the payment of the above signed and dated 7 April 1951 made out to an ancestor of the vendor on behalf of M.Arthur Grumiaux and signed by Amanda G.Webb.
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