• Fine Musical Instruments auction at Christies

    Sale 2298

    Fine Musical Instruments

    28 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    ASCRIBED TO DOMENICO BUSAN

    A VIOLIN, 18TH CENTURY

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    ASCRIBED TO DOMENICO BUSAN
    A VIOLIN, 18TH CENTURY
    Labeled Dominicus Busan Venetiis Fecit Anno 1747, length of back: 13 7/8 in. (357 mm) with silver-mounted bow stamped F.N. VOIRIN and case (4)


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    Certificate: Arthur Dykes, Surrey, October 20, 1952, photo copy
    Sold with a dendrochronology analysis, John C. Topham, Redhill, UK, January 26, 2010, where he writes ..the youngest rings measured on the bass and treble sides of the front were AD 1756 and AD 1759 respectively.