A fine and handsome Italian Violin by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda Turin 1825

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Lot 147
A fine and handsome Italian Violin by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda Turin 1825

Sold for £ 116,650 (US$ 144,210) inc. premium
A fine and handsome Italian Violin by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda Turin 1825
labelled Joannes Franciscus Pressenda q.Raphael fecit Taurini anno Domini 1825 L.O.B.354mm. in case. The attractive two piece back of bold narrow curl ascending slightly to the right,ribs and scroll of similar figure,table of even open medium grain,varnish of a red colour on a light brown ground,in immediate playing condition,the fingerboard is numbered M308.

Footnotes

  • Compare with Pressenda Violin sold by Phillips in March 2001.
A fine and handsome Italian Violin by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda Turin 1825
A fine and handsome Italian Violin by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda Turin 1825
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