• ID: 20880
  • Type: cello
  • Maker: Benjamin Banks
  • Year built: 1792
  • City: Salisbury
  • Name:
Label: original
Back: Two-piece
Body Length: 73.5 cm.


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  • front, back & side
  • front, back & scroll

Iconography Index

Skinners Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 29, 2012, Boston: Color photos (front, back & scroll).

The Jacques Fran├žais Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Box 4: Black-and-white photos (front, back & side).


Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
Anonymous        For members only 
Jacques Francais         

Current owner Current owner
Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician


Auction Date Note Estimate Hammer Price
Skinner, Boston  Apr-29-2012    $18,000 - $22,000  For members only 

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


Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, January 10, 1980. #2133.