William Forster II or Sr, London, c. 1803


Cello: 33129

Labeled, "William Forster..."

Bearing the Hill registration number, "X.739." Also branded to the uncut lower rib, "1803" and "HAH" indicating the Reverend H. A. Hole, a known client of the firm for whom the only cello of this year was made. (Sandys & Forster, "The History of the Violin," London, 1864, p. 323)

Length of back: 73.0 cm

Provenance

until 2012 Anonymous
in 2012 Sold by Tarisio
from 2012 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: D. R. Hill & Son, Great Missenden (2014)

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