Lot 1706 (The Clocks, Cameras, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction, 26th February 2021)
Sold for £5,000
Condition generally good, slight areas of discolouration as per additional images, also surface wear commensurate with use and age.
No obvious cracks to bow or violin
Label 'Fait, e 1850, H. Derazey,
Additional images now available.
LATE 19TH CENTURY VIOLIN FROM MIRECOURT, FRANCE,
the interior inscribed 'with one piece back, '... 1850, H. Derazey...', 59cm long, in fitted case with bow and letter from Derick M. Sanderson (Luthier) dated 1981 finding it 'to be a French instrument by the well known Luthier Honore Derazey. ...'
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