• Fine Musical Instruments auction at Christies

    Sale 2204

    Fine Musical Instruments

    13 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 183

    AN IVORY-MOUNTED VIOLONCELLO BOW

    GERMANY, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN IVORY-MOUNTED VIOLONCELLO BOW
    GERMANY, CIRCA 1790
    The round stick unstamped, the plain ivory frog with open slide, the later ivory adjuster, weight 84 grams


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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

    'Presumably' Erich Lachmann
    University of California, Los Angeles