London • March 2019 • Results

A Sgarabotto violin sold in this auction for a new world record of £57,000.

Many thanks to all consignors and bidders for a very successful auction!

£1,918,000 Total
345 bidders
92% sold

 


Top 5 lots by value 

Lot 224 Giovanni Francesco Pressenda (violin) £231,000
Lot 223 Andrea Guarneri (violin) £197,100
Lot 222 Ansaldo Poggi (violin) £108,000
Lot 129 Dominique Peccatte (violin bow) £59,000
Lot 220 Gaetano Sgarabotto (violin) £57,000

Top 5 lots by number of bids

Lot 12 A letter by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume to Marius Richelme 43 bids
Lot 1 Two letters by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume to Marius Richelme 35 bids
Lot 9 Three documents giving insight into the prices of bows in France, c. 1880 30 bids
Lot 24 Eugene Sartory (cello bow) 29 bids
Lot 83 Hermann Richard Pfretzschner (violin bow) 28 bids
27 world records set!

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