Finest of the early French makers, Claude Pierray was a contemporary of Jacques Boquay. Boquay's work was more highly priced during their lifetimes despite Pierray's superiority as an craftsman and his finer materials, but in general their instruments are similar in appearance. Pierray's output, which is sometimes taken for ...Read More Italian, includes viols, violins and small cellos, and is especially admired by players.
- The auction record for this maker is $68,189 in Jun 2005, for a cello. - 48 auction price results.