Lot 229 (Fine Sale, 21st March 2018)

Sold for £6,500

Lot details

20TH CENTURY ITALIAN VIOLIN labelled: Giuseppe Pedrazzini, dated: 1919 and appearing to bear signature. Two piece back with double scribed outline, the back 35.5cm approx. Scrolled tuning head, two bows in plastic case with canvas cover, the label fully reading: Giuseppe Pedrazzini, Cremonese Fece in Milano L'anno 1919, with initials: G.P. in rondel and signature.
(B.P. 24% incl. VAT)

Condition report
The violin overall is worn, it has a repair to the top left of the body as you look at it and a similar repair to the opposite side (bottom right-front), no obvious cracks noted, the neck is generally worn through playing. Surface wear and scratches as expected. General wear with age and use. Length of back (Not including half moon button, body only) - just over 14 inches. No names on bows.