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Lot 1402 (Clocks, Works of Art & Furniture Online, starts 2nd February 2019 9:45, ending 10th February 2019 20:00)

A MID-19TH CENTURY VIOLIN BEARING LABEL FOR JEAN-BAPSTISTE VUILLAUME

Sold for £130


Condition report
Good to fair, light to medium wear and scratches throughout.
cannot confirmplayable condition, strings loose/missing

 

MID-19TH CENTURY VIOLIN,
two piece 14 inch back, bearing a label for Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume a Paris 3 Rue Demours-Terne, 59.5cm overall, with bow, in fitted case

Note: Jean-Baptise Vuillaume (1798-1875) was an innovative violin maker and restorer. He drew his inspiration from older violins by Stradivari and Guarneri 'del Gesu.' His workshop in Paris employed and trained some of the finest 19th century violin and bow makers, including Maucotel, Derazey, Persoit and Fonclause.

Condition reports indicate issues visible to the naked eye. Whilst every effort is made to provide accurate and honest condition reports, none of our staff is a professional conservator or restorer. Any condition report offered should be accepted as an indication of any obvious issues or problems or the lack of them. The condition report does not form part of any contract between McTear's and the buyer, and all lots are offered "as is" in accordance with our Terms of Business in the printed catalogue and available on our website.