• Fine Musical Instruments auction at Christies

    Sale 2204

    Fine Musical Instruments

    13 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 163

    ASCRIBED TO PASQUALE VINACCIA

    A MANDOLIN, NAPLES, CIRCA 1840

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    ASCRIBED TO PASQUALE VINACCIA
    A MANDOLIN, NAPLES, CIRCA 1840
    Labeled Gaetano Vinaccia Napoli Rua Catalana No. 46 1837, length 23 in. (58.5 cm)


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    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

    Erich Lachmann
    University of California, Los Angeles


    Literature

    E. Lachmann, Erich Lachmann Collection of Historical Musical Instruments, Los Angeles, 1950, pp. 22 and 23.