Henry Jay (Jaye) II
Fine viol maker based in London during the 18th century. After his training (which was probably with Peter Walmsley) he established his own workshop first in Long Acre, Covent Garden, from 1740 and later in Windmill Street, Piccadilly, from around 1766. Many of his instruments were sold through the Longman firm, and their brand can be found under back button of some Jay instruments. No documented connection ...Read More with the earlier Henry Jay.
Labels: 'Made by Henry Jay, in Long Acre,17__' and 'Made by Henry Jay, in Windmill Street / near Piccadilly; London. 17__.'
- The auction record for this maker is $8,843 in Nov 1987, for a cello.
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