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Label: "Jean Baptiste Vuillaume a Paris, 3 Rue Demours-Ternes JBV"
Back: Two-piece of narrow curl descending from the joint
Ribs: of wood similar to back
Scroll: of wood similar to back
Front: of fine grain in the centre opening out towards the flanks
Varnish: Golden-brown
Body Length: 35.9 cm.

Photos

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  • front & back

Iconography Index

Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 22, 1990, London, Sotheby's, London, 1990: Color photos (front & back).


Auctions

Auction Date Note Estimate Hammer Price
Sotheby's, London  Nov-22-1990    £25,000 - £30,000  For members only 

Including buyer's premium
Current record for maker and instrument type
Record at time of sale for maker and instrument type