Thomas Smith, London, 1763


Cello: 85792

Labeled, "Made by Thos. Smith at Harp and Haurboy in Pickadilly London 1763."

Branded to the fingerboard, "S279."

Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with narrow flame descending slightly from the treble side.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium width grain broadening at the treble side and narrowing at the center seam.

Scroll: of plainer maple.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of an orange-brown color.

Length of back: 73.7 cm

Upper bouts: 34.0 cm

Middle bouts: 23.0 cm

Lower bouts: 42.1 cm

Provenance

in 1950 Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1950 Anonymous
until 2019 Anonymous
in 2019 Sold by Tarisio
from 2019 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Proforma Certificate: Tarisio NY, New York, NY (2019)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1950)

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