Instrument

 
Label: "Franciscus de Emilianis fecit Romae Anno Dni 1728"
Back: Two-piece of faint irregular horizontal curl
Ribs: of faint medium curl
Scroll: plain
Front: of fine grain
Varnish: Golden-brown
Body Length: 35.9 cm.

Photos

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  • front
  • back
  • front & back

Iconography Index

Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 29, 1993, London, Sotheby's, London, 1993: Black-and-white photos (front & back).

Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, February 27, 2007, London, Sotheby's, London, 2007: Color photos (front & back).


Notes

Listed as "a violin, 18th century."
Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, February 27, 2007, London, Sotheby's, London, 2007.

Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
...         
F. G. Rost (London)      1944   
...         

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

Auctions

Auction Date Note Estimate Hammer Price
Sotheby's, London  Feb-27-2007  ascribed to  £5,000 - £8,000  For members only 
Sotheby's, London  Apr-29-1993    £15,000 - £20,000  For members only 

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

Certificates

Receipt: F. G. Rost, London, July 29, 1944

Letter: F. G. Rost, London, July 21, 1944

Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London, April 24, 1944