Felice Beretta, Como, 1785


Viola: 69071

Bearing its original label dated 1785.

Back: in two pieces of unusually figured maple cut on the quarter;

Top: in two pieces of spruce with broad grain

Scroll: similar

Ribs: similar

Varnish: of an amber-brown colour.

Length of back: 41.2 cm

Upper bouts: 19.0 cm

Lower bouts: 23.7 cm

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Provenance

until 1909 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1909 Mrs. Walker
in 2014 Sold by J & A Beare Auctions

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London

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References

  • Beares Auctions Catalogue October 2014, J & A Beare Auctions
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)

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