October • 2019 London • Results

A J.B. Vuillaume cello, c. 1845, sold in this auction for a new world record of £350,000 ($451,290).

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

£1,851,200 Total
306 bidders
86% sold


Top 5 lots by value 

Lot 27 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume (cello) £350,000
Lot 218 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume (violin) £140,600
Lot 215 Giuseppe & Antonio Gagliano (violin) £78,000
Lot 210 Enrico Marchetti (violin) £50,150
Lot 212 Gennaro Vinaccia (violin) £44,400

Top 5 lots by number of bids

Lot 142 Theresa Tóth (violin) 26 bids
Lot 7 Christophe Schaeffer (cello bow) 25 bids
Lot 107 Yannick Le Canu, (violin bow) 22 bids
Lot 130 Firm of Laberte Humbert frères (violin) 22 bids
Lot 141 Ernst Heinrich Roth (violin) 22 bids

31 world records set

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