13 October 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
ASCRIBED TO SIMON KRINER
A VIOLIN IN GUITAR FORM, IN THE MANNER OF FRANCOIS CHANOT, MITTENWALD, 1818
Labeled Simon Kriner, Geigenmacher in Mittenwald an der Iser. Anno 1818, length of back: 14 1/16 in. (35.7 cm)
University of California, Los Angeles
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E. Lachmann, Erich Lachmann Collection of Historical Stringed Musical Instruments, Los Angeles, 1950, p. 52.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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