Alessandro D'Espine, Turin, 1833

Violin: 47825

Labeled, "Alessandrus D''Espine fecit Taurini Anno Domini 1833."

Back: One-piece of horizontal irregular medium curl

Top: of broad grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden

Length of back: 35.8 cm


in 1978 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Rembert Wurlitzer Inc., New York, NY (1970) With three photos on the reverse side.
  • Certificate: L. P. Balmforth & Son, Leeds (1961)

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  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 8-9, 1978, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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