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    Sale 13757

    Seward Kennedy's Cabinet of Curiosities and The Tony Robinson Collection of Treen Drinking Vessels

    22 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    A THEORBO LUTE OR CHITARRONE

    AFTER GIOVANNI TESLER, ANCONA, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A THEORBO LUTE OR CHITARRONE
    AFTER GIOVANNI TESLER, ANCONA, 17TH CENTURY
    14 courses, the bowl back of alternating ribs of yew sapwood and yew heartwood, with ebonized pegbox and fingerboard
    78 in. (198 cm.) high


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot was purchased from Ciancimino Ltd. In addition, the lute is branded with the initials "GT" and is believed to be by Giovanni Tesler