Hippolyte Silvestre, Lyon, 1860


Violin: 55176

Labeled, "Fait par Hippolyte Silvestre a Lyon en 1860" and inscribed 4146 internally.

Back: One-piece

Length of back: 36.2 cm

Provenance

- Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: Hug & Co., Zurich (1958)
  • Certificate: Jean Fritsch, Paris (1954) ". . .was given by this master to my grandfather, Paul Serdet, who worked for Chretien, Hippolyte's successor. Paul Serdet kept this instrument for a long time in his private collection. . ."

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References

  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 21, 1994, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 21, 1995, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)

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