• Fine Musical Instruments auction at Christies

    Sale 2204

    Fine Musical Instruments

    13 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 168

    PIETER ROMBOUTS

    A TENOR VIOLA DA GAMBA, AMSTERDAM, 1708

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    PIETER ROMBOUTS
    A TENOR VIOLA DA GAMBA, AMSTERDAM, 1708
    Labeled Pieter Rombouts Amsterdam 1708, length of back: 25¾ in. (65.5 cm) with case (2)


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    Provenance

    César C. Snoeck
    Sammlung alter Musikinstrumente, Berlin
    Erich Lachmann
    University of California, Los Angeles


    Literature

    C. C. Snoeck, Catalogue de la collection d'Instruments de Musique Anciens ou Curieux formée par C.C. Snoeck, Ghent, 1894 p. 101, no. 479.
    E. Lachmann, Erich Lachmann Collection of Historical Musical Instruments, Los Angeles, 1950, pp. 30 and 31.