An Italian Violin by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1690-1700 (2)
Lot 67
An Italian Violin by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1690-1700
(2)
Sold for £158,500 (US$ 266,156) inc. premium
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An Italian Violin by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1690-1700 (2) An Italian Violin by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1690-1700 (2)
Lot Details
An Italian Violin by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1690-1700
Labelled Andreas Guarnerius Cremonae sub titulo S.Theresiae 16-- Length of back 355mm (14in) of an aged lightly craquelled red brown colour, restorations, in a fine lined and fitted case by Hart & Son, Wardour Street, London W. (2)

Footnotes

  • Offered with a letter from William E. Hill & Sons 140 New Bond Street, London W1 signed by A.Phillips Hill dated 9 June 1959 giving details of the origin and provenance of the above back to Hart in 1916 who stated the violin was then in the possession of Mr.H.R.Freeman.

    The outer hide cover of the case is stamped with the initials H.R.F.

    The current vendor's family has possessed the above for over fifty years.
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