London • June 2018 • Results

The ‘ex-Sinzheimer’ Guadagnini violin sold in this auction for a new world record of $2,105,305 (£1,587,000).

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

£1,587,000 Total
286 bidders
88% sold


Top 5 lots by value 

Lot 176 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini (violin) £1,587,000
Lot 34 Lorenzo Storioni (viola) £185,800
Lot 174 Jacob Stainer (violin) £94,400
Lot 173 Carlo Giuseppe Oddone (violin) £82,600
Lot 171 Annibale Fagnola (violin) £84,000

Top 5 lots by number of bids

Lot 35 Finkel Workshop (violin bow) 32 bids
Lot 60 Benoit Rolland (violin) 25 bids
Lot 73 Louis Joseph Morizot père (violin bow) 24 bids
Lot 108 A Violin, 18th Century (violin) 24 bids
Lot 168 A good and interesting violin, c. 1800, ascribed to Giuseppe Guadagnini (violin) 20 bids

 

21 world records set

 

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