• Fine Musical Instruments auction at Christies

    Sale 2204

    Fine Musical Instruments

    13 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 364

    ASCRIBED TO PIETRO DALLA COSTA

    A VIOLIN, 18TH CENTURY

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    ASCRIBED TO PIETRO DALLA COSTA
    A VIOLIN, 18TH CENTURY
    Labeled Petrus Antonius a Costa fecit Tarvisio, Anno 1740, length of back: 14 1/16 in. (358 mm) with silver-mounted bow and case (4)


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    Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart, May 22, 1959, with photographs. Sold with K. Jalovec, Italian Violin Makers, London 1958.

    Literature

    K. Jalovec Italian Violin Makers, London, 1958, p. 113; and edition 1964, p. 112, fig 83.