A GOOD ITALIAN VIOLIN, circa 1780, labelled Deconet; the one-piece back of faint broad curl, the ribs similar, the scroll smaller, the table of medium grain, the varnish of an orange-brown colour, the length of back 13¾in. (34.8cm.)
Sold with the certificate of W.E. Hill & Sons stating the violin to be the work of Michael Deconet of Padua.
The fingerboard is numbered R715