You haven't verified your email address yet

Gorgeous, Complete, Antique Master Violin - Carlo Antonio Testore Figlio Maggiore del fu Carlo Giuseppe Contrada lar ga al Fegno dell’Aquila Milano 1741

Lot reference 18886525

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in:

Private collection - Excellent condition!

Condition: Excellent
Weight (in kg): 1
Type of Instrument/ Item: Violin

This is a very beautiful old antique complete Master violin, labeled:

Carlo Antonio Testore figlio maggiore
del fu Giuseppe Carlo in Contrada lar
ga al fegno dell’ Aquila Milano 1741!

From 1741. Almost 3 centuries old!

Made in Italy (Milano).

The total length is 602 mm.

The length of the body is 358 mm.

Inside label: Gorgeous, Complete, Antique Master Violin - ga al Fegno dell’Aquila Milano 1741.

The wood is beautiful and the craftsmanship quite lovely! The antique varnish is still beautiful!

Back: 1 piece of flamed maple the sides and the scroll as well.

Soundboard: 2 pieces - Wonderful workmanship since they look like a single piece of wood! High-grained spruce, golden brown varnish.

Typical, personalised, gorgeous carved head!! See photos!!

Gorgeous craftsmanship by the artist who made this masterpiece.

The neck, the fingerboard, the scroll, the pegs and pegbox very good condition!!

There is a repaired crack underneath the pegbox, old and very well repaired!

Strings included along with the bridge!

Ready to play! Gorgeous sound! Very subtle, sensual, strong, and sweet.

Bow not included.

Chin rest.

No carrying case.

Many photos included that are part of the description!

Very beautiful typical Italian sound that is enchanting and warm as subtle as it is powerful.
The future violinist will adapt it easily to her way of playing!

Estimated value of between 24 000 and 28 000 euros.

Since the appraisal is marked “confidential,” I cannot put a copy of it online, but the original will be given to the buyer!!

Bidders need to be aware that several countries do not allow importing objects derived from endangered and other protected species, even if a certificate of origin is provided. By bidding, you confirm that you have familiarised yourself with customs laws and regulations of your own country.

Fr Michel85190  top

Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 115
Member since: July 27, 2017
  • Sorry Sir,
    I still got nothing. Could you provide the shipping information?

    Best regards,
    Ming

    user-e489ed2 August 15, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Envoi rapide et bien protégé, lot conforme et bonne communication : que du plus !
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-b2ab1f7 August 15, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    colis parfait livraison rapide
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-2d33c38 August 10, 2018

  • perfect transaction

    Geoff123 July 26, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    tout a été parfait
    livre en excellent état et conforme a la description
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    knabach July 16, 2018

  • Beautiful watch. Well packaged. Thank you, I recommend.

    EvgeniKrumov July 15, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Envois rapide , très bien protégé !
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-7e996bd July 13, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Très bien
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    stekoe July 1, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Leider ist der Artikel noch immer nicht bei mir eingetroffen.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Hoffnung2 June 26, 2018

    Response by seller
    Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Hallo,
    Ich habe angerufen und eine E-Mail geschrieben, das Paket ist vom Zoll freigeschaltet, es sollte jetzt schnell ankommen!
    Entschuldigung für die Verspätung, die dadurch entsteht, dass wir das Paket bei der Zollabfertigung vergessen haben ...
    herzlich
    Michel Pialle
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off
  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Envoi rapide, très bien protégé et bel état. Vraiment rien à redire si ce n'est Merci.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    edimbourgh June 20, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Malentendu sur l'état réel de l'article réglé avec diligence et fairplay par le vendeur.
    Colis et envoi réalisés avec soin
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-1dcdfb3 June 19, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Envoi très rapide. Transaction parfaite. Je recommande. A+++
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    HPEET June 14, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Tutto perfetto venditore consigliato spedizione molto veloce ,oggetto come descrizione
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-7860e96 June 7, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    emballage tres serieux bon etat delais court

    tres bien en general

    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    meunierormancey June 5, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    parfaitement bien emballé ..merci
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    aprilou June 1, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    package was received May 22, but in good order and well wrapped. Nice piece. Happy with it.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    HbdW May 22, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Bien reçu merci je suis très content Félicitations pour l'emballage
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Maoucoco May 22, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    bien reçu .extrémement bien emballé.
    merci
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    aprilou May 15, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    tres jolie piece sympas et très bonne emballage encore. merci cordialement. a vous
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    walass May 11, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Très beau livre dans un très bel envoi
    Merci
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    MichelGenin April 26, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Après renseignements le dos n est pas d origine ...assez déçu au vue du prix
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Give2007 April 23, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    tres decu car deux pages sont déchirées et cela n'était pas décrit lors de la vente
    compte tenu du prix c'est vente est nulle
    je ne félicite pas le vendeur
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    BIG25 April 14, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Pas de soucis
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    2cv April 13, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Transaction parfaite!
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Leotychides April 13, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Très bien et conforme,
    Merci
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Gerard72000 April 10, 2018

View all 115 reviews

Free shipping

You won't have to pay any shipping costs for this lot.

Delivery

The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Question about this lot?

Contact our Customer Support

All of our auctions are subject to notarial supervision 

Payment options

Visa Mastercard Sepa_credit_transfer

Share this lot with your friends

We’re sorry, we're unable to accept your bid

Due to an outstanding payment, you currently cannot place any bids on Catawiki.

Once your payment has been processed, you will immediately be able to place your bids again as normal. Please note: If you decide to pay via bank transfer, your payment may take up to 2 working days to be processed. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available on our payment page.

Pay now

X
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 35,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in

Never miss another special object!

Catawiki auctions off 30,000 special objects every week. Leave your email address, and we will send you free updates on our special objects and great discounts.

No, I'm not interested in special objects or discounts