• Fine Musical Instruments auction at Christies

    Sale 2204

    Fine Musical Instruments

    13 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 181

    AN IVORY-MOUNTED VIOLIN BOW

    FRANCE, CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IVORY-MOUNTED VIOLIN BOW
    FRANCE, CIRCA 1760
    The round amourette stick unstamped, the ivory frog, the ivory adjuster, weight 45.5 grams


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Erich Lachmann
    University of California, Los Angeles


    Literature

    E. Lachmann, Erich Lachmann Collection of Historical Stringed Musical Instruments, Los Angeles, 1950, pp. 48 and 49.