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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 19342607

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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!!

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Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 108
Member since: July 27, 2017
  • Beautiful watch. Well packaged. Thank you, I recommend.

    EvgeniKrumov July 15, 2018

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    Envois rapide , très bien protégé !
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    stekoe July 1, 2018

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    Hoffnung2 June 26, 2018

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    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
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    Envoi rapide, très bien protégé et bel état. Vraiment rien à redire si ce n'est Merci.
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    edimbourgh June 20, 2018

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