Pierre Silvestre, Lyon, 1848

Viola: 23450

Labeled, "Pierre Silvestre à Lyon, 1848."

Back: One-piece

Length of back: 39.7 cm

Upper bouts: 18.8 cm

Middle bouts: 12.9 cm

Lower bouts: 23.1 cm

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until 1960 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1960 G. Adams
until 2011 Anonymous
in 2011 Sold by Tarisio
from 2011 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, PA (2000)
  • Certificate: Dollin & Daines, Essex (1969)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1960)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London

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  • Tarisio's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 4-5, 2011, New York, Tarisio, Tarisio
  • W. E. Hill Business Records (1850 - 1990)


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