• Fine Musical Instruments auction at Christies

    Sale 2204

    Fine Musical Instruments

    13 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 177

    ATTRIBUTED TO MATTIAS HUMEL

    A POCHETTE, AUGSBURG, 1652

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ATTRIBUTED TO MATTIAS HUMEL
    A POCHETTE, AUGSBURG, 1652
    Labeled Mattias Humel Augsburg , length of body: 16 1/8 in. (41 cm)


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    Provenance

    Erich Lachmann
    University of California, Los Angeles


    Literature

    E. Lachmann, Erich Lachmann Collection of Historical Stringed Musical Instruments, Los Angeles, 1950, pp. 42 and 43.