The Fabulous, Famous Ole Bull
above $55,000
1. G. B. ROGERI, Brescia, 1688, a particulary beautiful & fine sounding violin, with a well matched later table, made in Venice for this violin c.1750 by Seraphin (a dendrochronology report from Ratcliff shows the wood for the table cut c.1739/1740); provenance: Beare, Hill, & Hart, 352mm, (Our #29827) INQUIRE
2. CARLO GIUSEPPE TESTORE, Milan, c. 1700, Certificates from Wm. Moennig & Son, Philadelphia & Fridelin Hamma, Stuttgart, (Our #29590) INQUIRE
3. CARLO ANTONIO TESTORE, Milan, 1753, an unusually highly crafted example from this maker, sweet and clear sounding with ample power, 356mm, (Our #29890) INQUIRE
4. HANNIBAL FAGNOLA, Turin, 1922, in particularly fine condition, a very strong & clear sound, certificate by Wm. Moennig & Son, Philadelphia 1974, 357mm, (Our #29295) INQUIRE
5. HANNIBAL FAGNOLA, Turin, 1921, lab: Hannibal Fagnola fecit/ Taurini anno Domini 1921/ Joseph Rocca fecit/ Taurini anno Domini 1854 IHS; branded GR (a facsimile of Joseph Rocca's brand) on the neck block and the 4 corner blocks; certificate by Wm. Moennig & Son, 355mm, (Our #29294) INQUIRE
6. GAGLIANO FAMILY, Naples, c.1820, Certificate by Wm. Moennig & Son, as by a member of the Gagliano family c.1790, 358mm, (Our #30213) INQUIRE
7. NICOLAS LUPOT, Orleans/Paris, c.1790, appears to have been reduced in size from a small viola, 361mm, (Our #27737) INQUIRE
8. CARLO TONONI, Bologna, c.1700, 351mm, (Our #24555) INQUIRE
9. GIUSEPPE PEDRAZZINI, Milan, c.1910, an early example of this maker's work, a fine model of J. B. Guadagnini c.1770, 354mm, (Our #28500) INQUIRE
10. VOLLER BROTHERS, London, c.1905, a particularly fine copy of Ferdinand Gagliano by the Voller Bros., London c.1905, 350mm, (Our #26702) INQUIRE
11. MICHAEL DECONET, Venice, c.1760, the head possiby by Joannes Tononi, the back extensively retouched, 353mm, (Our #26822) INQUIRE
12. VINCENZO PANORMO, WORKSHOP OF, London, c.1800-1810, a wonderful sounding violin patterned after Nicolo Amati, 356mm, (Our #24073) INQUIRE
$35,100-$55,000
13. GAETANO SGARABOTTO, Parma, c.1930, a Scarampella model in excellent condition labeled: STEFANO SCARAMPELLA di BRESCIA/PREMIATO CON MEDGALIE D'ARGENTO/Fece in Mantova(ms) anno 1913, 354mm, (Our #27587) HOLD
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14. JEAN FRANCOIS ALDRIC, Paris, 1805, a lovely & strong sounding violin of the Lupot/Pique School, 359mm, (Our #28861) $45,000.
15. ROMEO ANTONIAZZI, Milan, 1918, made by Romeo Antoniazzi for the shop of Antonio Monzino, 357mm, (Our #29385) $45,000.
16. RAFFAELE DESIDERI, Marche Region, c.1860-70, with the certificate of Rembert Wurlitzer, New York, stating it to be the work of Alessandro Mezzadri of Ferrara, 353mm, (Our #29494) $45,000.
17. ANDREAS CASTAGNERI, Paris, c.1745, 356mm, (Our #29405) $40,000.
18. FRANZ GEISSENHOF, Vienna, 1816, with its original neck nailed into the block, and in a particularly fine state of preservation, 356mm, (Our #29227) $35,000.
Gentleman Violinist
$20,100- $35,000
19. GABRIEL LEMBOCK, Vienna, 1860, a Guarneri del Gesu model in particularly fine condition, 362mm, (Our #29176) HOLD
20. GIUSEPPE DOLLENZ, Trieste, c.1870, Giuseppe was the son of Giovanni Dollenz, 357mm, (Our #25092) $35,000.
21. GIULIO DEGANI, Venice, 1905, 356mm, (Our #27351) $35,000.
22. GEORGE GEMUNDER, New York, 1858, a robust Guarneri model with a striking sound by the most highly regarded 19th century American maker, 360mm, (Our #28435) $35,000.
23. GEORGE OR JOSEPH PANORMO, London, c.1820-30, the work of George or Joseph Panormo, 359mm, (Our #22657) HOLD
24. GIOVANNI TEDESCO, Naples, c.1920, made in a rustic antique style to resemble the work of Lorenzo Ventapane, 358mm, (Our #23571) $35,000.
25. ALBERTO BLANCHI, Nice, 1929, an interesting and fine sounding antiqued Amati model in a very fine state of preservation, 355mm, (Our #28860) $30,000.
26. EMILIO CELANI, Ascoli Piceno, c.1890, an interesting Central Italian maker, of smallish proportions, fully antiqued & with a strong dark sound, 351mm, (Our #30039) HOLD
27. ORESTE CANDI, Genoa, 1932, an antiqued Guarneri model with a low arch and large deep sound, 356mm, (Our #24911) $30,000.
28. ALFREDO CONTINO, Naples, c.1930s, rich & full sounding Neapolitan work by Contino, working after a model of Lorenzo Ventapane, 355mm, (Our #23510) $30,000.
29. WILLIAM FORSTER, SR., London, c.1800, Certificate from Hart & Son, London, 355mm, (Our #29571) $28,000.
30. LEON BERNARDEL, Paris, c.1890-1900, a very attractive & fine sounding broad Stradivari model (Leon Bernardel, grandson of Auguste Sebastien Philippe, b.Paris 1853, d.1914), 353mm, (Our #28194) $25,000.
31. BARTOLOMEO TASSINI, Venice, 1754, a Stainer model with various back repairs, though none at the soundpost, 356mm, (Our #24537) $25,000.
32. CAMILLO MANDELLI, Milan, 1926, this maker is also known as Camillo da Calco; born in Calco (Como) in 1873; he worked in Milan with Bisiach & Antoniazzi, worked in Buenos Aires in 1889, returned to Italy in 1920, 356mm, (Our #27158) $25,000.
33. GIOVANNI CAVANI, Modena, 1893, 354mm, (Our #29448) $25,000.
34. MARIO GADDA, Mantua, c.1990, a realistic copy of Augusto Pollastri, with the certificate of Mario Gadda, 355mm, (Our #29671) $22,500.
35. CARLO CARLETTI, Pieve di Cento, 1938, 358mm, (Our #24701) $22,000.
36. EMILE BOULANGEOT, Lyon, 1927, Certificate by Wm. Moennig & Son, 355mm, (Our #30153) $22,000.
37. THOMAS KENNEDY, London, 1849, Sales Invoice from Rembert Wurlitzer (copy) 9/6/69 & certificate letter of same date, 356mm, (Our #27335) $22,000.
$15,100-$20,000
38. GENUZIO CARLETTI, Pieve di Cento, c.1960, a good Bologna School violin bearing a label of Carlo Carletti & probably the work of Genuzio Carletti, 354mm, (Our #28486) $20,000.
39. JOSEPH D'ALLAGLIO, Mantua, 1821, a broad model by D'Allaglio after Balestrieri; with the original back, ribs & head, the somewhat later table by a London maker, possibly H. Lockey Hill; receipt from John Friedrich & Bro., New York March 1922, and included in that company's 1922 catalogue, 357mm, (Our #25279) $20,000.
40. VINCENZO PANORMO, Paris, c. 1760-80, an interesting model after Amati, the back & ribs are somewhat later English work, possibly Panormo workshop, 358mm, (Our #24536) $20,000.
41. DIEGO LOVERI, Naples, 1921, a Gagliano model by a fine Neapolitan workshop, 354mm, (Our #25123) $20,000.
42. GIOVANNI PALLAVER, Verona, 1957, Pallaver was a student of Andrea Bisiach in Milan, 357mm, (Our #28700) $18,500.
43. JOSEPH GAFFINO, Paris, c.1750, 358mm, (Our #29505) $18,500.
44. GEORGE CHANOT, WORKSHOP OF, Paris, c.1850, Stradivari model, some restored worm damage to the back, 358mm, (Our #24783) $18,000.
45. HIROSHI IIZUKA, Philadelphia, 1989, 357mm, (Our #29465) $18,000.
46. GEORGE CRASKE, Manchester, 1850, a Guarneri model with a shallow arch, and of somewhat smaller dimensions than many of his insruments, 353mm, (Our #26259) $16,500.
47. SEBASTIAN KLOZ, Mittenwald, mid 18th century, 362mm, (Our #28859) $16,000.
48. GIOVANNI PALLAVER, Verona, 1954, 356mm, (Our #28942) $16,000.
49. UMBERTO MUSCHIETTI, Udine, 1941, 353mm, (Our #30090) $16,000.
50. MARIANO MILITELLO, Rosario, Argentina, 1926, 352mm, (Our #29950) $15,500.
51. ARISTIDE CAVALLI, Cremona, 1914, labeled: ARISTIDE CAVALLI/ (signed) Aristide Cavalli/ Cremona fecit 1914, 354mm, (Our #29320) $15,000.
52. SAM PAYTON, Philadelphia, 2014, (Our #30202) HOLD
Violin Portrait
$10,100- $15,000
53. CAESAR MAGGIALI, Genoa, 1961, 356mm, (Our #28341) $15,000.
54. DAVID STIRRAT, Edinburgh, c.1810, an elegant Amati model, retaining its original neck which has been reset & re-angled at the heel, Stirrat was a follower of the great Scottish maker Mathew Hardie, 358mm, (Our #28572) $15,000.
55. AUGUSTE SEBASTIEN PHILIPPE BERNARDEL, Paris, c.1835, a typical & full sounding Stradivari model from the Bernardel workshop, with old restorations & retouching, 359mm, (Our #26468) $15,000.
56. CHRISTOPHER GERMAIN, Philadelphia, 2006, 356mm, (Our #28464) $15,000.
57. FRANCOIS DELPRATO, Mirecourt/Paris, c.1900, a beautifully antiqued Stradivari model. Delprato was born in Paris in 1876, and worked in Mirecourt, Paris, London, Chicago & New York, 355mm, (Our #26387) $15,000.
58. BENVENUTO BOTTURI, Brescia, 1939, 357mm, (Our #29289) $15,000.
59. DIDIER NICOLAS, Mirecourt, c.1800, a full and dark sound, 361mm, (Our #27450) $15,000.
60. BERNARD SIMON FENDT I, London, c.1810, a Stradivari model from the London shop of Thomas Dodd (most violins sold by and labeled T. Dodd were made by Bernard Simon Fendt I or John Lott, Sr.); original neck re-angled at the heel; Certificate from Balmforth & Son, London, 355mm, (Our #22628) $15,000.
61. THOMAS KENNEDY, Westminster, 1806, an early violin for this maker showing the influence of William Forster, 355mm, (Our #27367) $15,000.
62. HORNSTEINER FAMILY, Mittenwald, c.1780, probably by Peter Hornsteiner, 360mm, (Our #29277) $15,000.
63. JANOS SPIEGEL, Budapest, 1918, a Guarneri del Gesu model with a very attractive one-piece back, 358mm, (Our #28977) $15,000.
64. PERRY AND WILKINSON, Dublin, 1797, 354mm, (Our #29309) $15,000.
65. GEORGE WULME HUDSON, London, c.1920, a model after Luigi Marconcini, a particularly attractive & fine sounding instrument in superb condition, 353mm, (Our #25241) $15,000.
66. PAUL BAILLY, WORKSHOP OF, Paris/London, c.1904, Stradivari model, 357mm, (Our #27266) $15,000.
67. LUIGI MOZZANI, Pieve di Cento, 1918, in particularly fine condition, 357mm, (Our #28941) $15,000.
68. CHARLES J. B. COLLIN-MEZIN, Mirecourt, 1897, a strong sounding & attractive violin from this prominent Mirecourt workshop, 360mm, (Our #28467) $14,500.
69. KARL WEISS, ATTRIBUTED TO, c.1930s, a highly crafted & classy German violin, probably the work of Karl Weiss, b.1912 & worked for Hamma & Hans Nebel; labeled: LEANDRO BISIACH della Scuola Cremonese/ fece in Milano 1896, 355mm, (Our #29808) $14,000.
70. GENNARO DELUCCIA, Miami, 1960, born in Casigliano sessa Cilento, Italy, worked for Rembert Wurlitzer 1952-1956, then moved to Miami, 355mm, (Our #27951) $14,000.
71. MEDARD FAMILY, Nancy or Paris, c.1650-1680, an interesting and historically important early French violin in the style of Andrea Amati, with a repaired soundpost crack in the back (Henley notes 10 members of this family working in the 17th century in Nancy & Paris), 351mm, (Our #27771) $13,500.
72. JOHANN JOSEF STADLMANN, Vienna, c.1750, in a particularly fine state of preservation, 357mm, (Our #28720) $12,500.
73. EULO DORFINO BY PAUL DOERFEL, Markneukirchen, 1930, labeled: Eulo Dorfino/ Espressamente per/ William Moennig & Son./ Reproduction of Carlo Testore/ 1930, 357mm, (Our #28606) $12,000.
74. BERNARD VIEDENHOFER, Budapest, 1791, 354mm, (Our #26899) $12,000.
75. HONORE DERAZEY, WORKSHOP, Mirecourt, c.1875, a tastefully antiqued Guarneri model with a very powerful sound, 360mm, (Our #29310) $12,000.
76. SASKIA BERGINK, Milan, 2006, Built on a model of Carlo Tononi of particularly handsome wood; Saskia Bergink was trained in Milan by Luca Primon, 354mm, (Our #25852) $12,000.
77. T. COUTURIEUX FILS, Paris & Mirecourt, c.1840, a long bodied but outstanding violin, ideally suited for folk, bluegrass & country players. T. Couturieux was a pupil of J. B. Vuillaume, 369mm, (Our #25747) $12,000.
78. JEAN BAPTISTE DESHAYES SALOMON, Paris, c.1740, a large model after the work of Pierray & Boquay; Certificate from Max Moller, Amsterdam as the work of Salomon, 365mm, (Our #29094) $12,000.
79. LUIGI MOZZANI, Bologna, 1930, 357mm, (Our #24076) $12,000.
80. MARIO CASELLA, Catania, c.1920, 355mm, (Our #24726) $12,000.
81. LUIGI SCIORILLI, Rome, 1988, a lightly antiqued modern Italian copy of Anselmo Gotti by a student of the fine Roman maker Giorgio Corsini (d.1990), 355mm, (Our #27047) $11,000.
$8,600-$10,000
82. JEAN-PATRICK MOISY, County Cork, Ireland, 2010, 356mm, (Our #28649) $10,000.
83. LOCKEY HILL, London, c.1769-1775, an early work for this maker sold through the firm of Longman Lukey & Co. in London, 354mm, (Our #22631) $10,000.
84. JOHN FRIEDRICH, New York, 1901, a large Stradivari pattern violin with long elegant corners reminiscent of the work of Benjamin Banks, 356mm, (Our #27546) $10,000.
85. VIRGILIO CAPELLINI, Cremona, 1974, a Stradivari model in excellent condition, 355mm, (Our #28575) $10,000.
86. FRANCOIS DELPRATO, PROBABLY BY, Mirecourt, c.1900 and later, a tastefully antiqued model of Matteo Goffriller, 359mm, (Our #25267) $9,000.
87. CAUSSIN WORKSHOP, Neufchateau (Vosges), c.1870-80, an antiqued violin by the Caussin workshop after Amati, 360mm, (Our #29439) $9,000.
88. LOUIS DOLLING, JR, Markneukirchen, c.1890, 359mm, (Our #29646) $8,500.
$5,600-$8,500
89. BURRITT MILLER, Philadelphia, 1999, 355mm, (Our #25075) $9,000.
90. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Markenukirchen, 1924, a very attractive Joseph Guarneri model violin, their style VIR, in excellent condition, 359mm, (Our #26016) $8,500.
91. BURRITT MILLER, Philadelphia, 1997, 354mm, (Our #25795) $8,500.
92. UMBERTO LANARO, Padua, 1967, fitted with the maker's decorated pegs and tailpiece, 351mm, (Our #22134) $8,500.
93. CHARLES FERENCZY, Den Haag (The Hague), 1901, born in Pest in 1863, worked in Vienna, Berlin, Gravenhage, & New York; with an original bill of sale from Gustave Faes, Anvers, Belgium 1904, 356mm, (Our #27995) $8,500.
94. HELMUTH KELLER, Philadelphia, c.1980, with the maker's certificate as being made "by the shop of Helmuth A. Keller", 357mm, (Our #29461) $8,500.
95. WILLIAM MOENNIG I, Philadelphia, 1919, Wm. Moennig I emigrated from Germany in 1896, & opened his shop in Philadelphia in 1909; labeled: William Moennig, fecit/ Philadelphia anno 1919, 360mm, (Our #29512) $8,500.
96. RICCARDA DACQUATI, Cremona, 2006, Guarneri del Gesu model, 352mm, (Our #27120) $8,000.
97. C. SANDINI, Vicenza, 1940, the catalogue of "la Musica Exposizione Generale Italiana di Torino" of 1898 records the fratelli Sandini of Castelnuovo (Vicenza) as makers of guitars, 359mm, (Our #22635) $8,000.
98. SAMUEL PAYTON, Philadelphia, 2012, 354mm, (Our #29951) $7,500.
99. ANDRE CONOT, Lyon, 1925, a fine maker who worked in Mirecourt, Paris & Lyon, 358mm, (Our #28614) $7,500.
100. SAMUEL PAYTON, Philadelphia, 2012, modeled after the Plowden Guarneri del Gesu, 351mm, (Our #29442) $7,500.
101. JEAN-BAPTISTE THOUVENEL, Mirecourt, c.1830, a good Mirecourt violin similar in style to that of Didier Nicolas, 362mm, (Our #29430) $7,500.
102. GUIDO ALBERINI, Cremona, 2001, a Stradivari model from a graduate of the violin making school in Cremona, 356mm, (Our #27426) $7,500.
103. HEINRICH TH.HEBERLEIN JR., Markneukirchen, 1928, a Stradivari model with a very attractive one-piece back, and in nearly mint condition, 358mm, (Our #25304) $7,000.
104. FRANK BARSTOW, New York, c.1900, a Stradivari model by a fine American maker and student of George Gemunder, 357mm, (Our #27085) $7,000.
105. HEINRICH TH. HEBERLEIN, JR., Markneukirchen, 1915, Stradivari model, 355mm, (Our #26345) $6,500.
106. PAUL HILAIRE, Mirecourt, 1976, labeled: "Fait par Paul HILAIRE/ en 1976 no. 850/ Made Especially for William Moennig & Son", 355mm, (Our #28463) $6,500.
107. LIONELLO GALETTI, Cremona, 1985, Stradivari model, with the maker's certificate, 355mm, (Our #25781) $6,500.
108. ORIPPI & GAMBARIN, Cremona, 2009, a tastefully antiqued Stradivari Model, certificate by the makers, 356mm, (Our #29534) $6,500.
109. MOUGENOT WORKSHOP, Mirecourt, c.1920s, J. B. Guadagnini model, 357mm, (Our #29588) $6,500.
110. LUCIANO BINI, Cremona, 1975, 355mm, (Our #30038) $6,500.
111. HERMANN GEIPEL, Markneukirchen, 1920s, an antiqued violin modeled after the King Joseph Guarneri, 358mm, (Our #29754) $6,500.
112. HANS NEBEL, Mittenwald, 1945, a full-sounding Guarneri model. Originally from Mittenwald, Hans Nebel worked in New York for Wurlitzer & returned to Mittenwald in 1945, 356mm, (Our #25489) $6,000.
113. HEINRICH TH. HEBERLEIN JR., Markneukirchen, 1911, Joseph Guarneri model, 357mm, (Our #28605) $6,000.
114. OTAKAR FR. SPIDLEN, Prague, 1935, 355mm, (Our #29583) $6,000.
115. HEINRICH TH HEBERLEIN, JR., Markneukirchen, 1926, Stradivari model, 356mm, (Our #28741) $6,000.
Entertaining Guests
$2,600- $5,500
116. JAMES BRIGGS, ATTRIBUTED TO, Glasgow, c.1880, 358mm, (Our #24794) $5,500.
117. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Markneukirchen, c.1925, an unlabeled & unbranded 1920s Roth workshop Guarneri del Gesu model in excellent condition, 356mm, (Our #29749) $5,500.
118. ISAAC STERN, New York, c.1951, with the receipt of the maker, dated New York January 1951; Stern was a violinmaker & restorer located at 150 W. 57th Street in New York, & had previously worked in the Wurlitzer shop (actual name was Sternburg), 358mm, (Our #27497) $5,000.
119. CORBINIAN HORNSTEINER, Mittenwald, c.1820, labelled Martin Hornsteiner . . .1763, 355mm, (Our #24419) $5,000.
120. NICHOLAS VASICH, Baltimore, 1952, (b.Yugoslavia 1891 & worked in the U.S. from 1924-), 357mm, (Our #27862) $5,000.
121. FRANZ REINDL, Mittenwald, 1967, 356mm, (Our #28499) $5,000.
122. SILVESTRE & MAUCOTEL, Mirecourt, 1906, 360mm, (Our #29904) $5,000.
123. HENRY HOLT, London/Mittenwald, c.1826, a good sounding violin signed by an English maker previously unknown to us, though we strongly suspect it to be by a member of the Hornsteiner Family of Mittenwald, 351mm, (Our #24420) $5,000.
124. EMILE L'HUMBERT, LABELED, Mirecourt/Paris, c.1920s, a nice French Stradivari model labeled: Emile L'HUMBERT/Luthier 34 rue de Passy/ PARIS Annee 1923 No. 50, 355mm, (Our #27834) $5,000.
125. WENZEL KARL FUCHS, Erlangen, c.1950, a nicely crafted & good sounding Guarneri model with somewhat antiqued varnish, in excellent condition, 357mm, (Our #30171) $4,850.
126. JOHN FRIEDRICH & BRO., Markneukirchen, 1919, a Guarneri model made in Markneukirchen & sold by John Friedrich in New York, 355mm, (Our #29859) $4,750.
127. MAX SCHUSTER, Markneukirchen, c.1925, a Stradivari model with a highly figured maple back & in very good overall condition, 356mm, (Our #26608) HOLD
128. JOHN FRIEDRICH & BRO, Markneukirchen, 1923, a fine German Stradivari model made for & sold by the shop of John Friedrich in New York, 358mm, (Our #26573) $4,500.
129. KURT MONNIG, Mittenwald, c.1930, 355mm, (Our #26661) $4,500.
130. FRANCOIS XAVIER LECAVALLE, Mirecourt, 1856, the pegbox terminating in a carved bald & bearded man's head, presumed to be that of Gaspard Duiffopruggar, with a strikingly figured maple back, (14-1/2"), 368mm, (Our #26458) $4,500.
131. WERNER VOIGT, Markneukirchen, 1955, a Guarneri model with an attractively flamed one-piece back, in excellent condition, 356mm, (Our #26791) $4,000.
132. ROBERT GLIER, Cincinnati, 1915, a Stradivari model violin, made in Mirecourt, France, probably by the Mougenot workshop, & finished by Robert Glier for the Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, 355mm, (Our #25801) $4,000.
133. G. A. PFRETZSCHNER, Markneukirchen, c.1925-30, a 1920s Stradivari model in excellent condition; labeled: Reproduction of Ant. Stradivarius/ made by G.A.Pfretzschner/Markneukirchen, 357mm, (Our #25819) $4,000.
134. C. G. CONN, Elkhart, Indiana, c.1925, Stradivarius model, possibly the work of Frank Barstow, 360mm, (Our #27753) $4,000.
135. FRENCH, Mirecourt, c.1890-1900, 359mm, (Our #24650) $3,500.
136. CARLO MICELLI, Saxony, 1922, a nicely antiqued "Master Art" Stradivari model, Carlo Micelli was a trade-name used by the Meisel workshop in Saxony, 359mm, (Our #29582) $3,500.
137. CHARLES ALBERT, WORKSHOP OF., Philadelphia, 1903, workshop of Charles Albert II, and possibly by him personally (Chas. Albert Sr. died in 1901), 358mm, (Our #29168) $3,500.
138. ALBERT HILDEBRANDT, Baltimore, 1907, a lovely handmade American Red Violin, a fine sounding Guarneri model in excellent condition, 356mm, (Our #28488) $3,500.
139. H. M. SNELL, Pittsburgh, 1926, a finely crafted Guarneri model with extensive varnish craquele, 357mm, (Our #29669) $3,500.
140. CARLO MICELLI, Saxony, 1920, in excellent condition; Carlo Micelli was a trade-name used by the firm of C. Meisel, & made in the Meisel workshop in Saxony, 362mm, (Our #26670) $3,500.
141. LOUIS LOWENDALL, WORKSHOP, Berlin, c.1890, an antiqued Guarneri model in excellent condition, 357mm, (Our #27496) $3,500.
142. KURT GUTTER, Markneukirchen, 1925, (Our #26931) $3,500.
143. HEINRICH TH. HEBERLEIN, JR., Markneukirchen, 1909, a very nice Heberlein instrument, 357mm, (Our #29806) HOLD
144. FRENCH, mid 19th century, Maggini model with purfled arabesques on back, repaired table cracks, deep dark sound, 360mm, (Our #24630) $3,000.
Out of the Woodshed
$1,100- $2,500
145. MAGGINI MODEL, Markneukirchen, c.1890-1910, tastefully antiqued varnish, a long Maggini model violin with a massive deep sound, 366mm, (Our #29242) $2,500.
146. WILLIAM WILKANOWSKI, Brooklyn, 1927, a personal work by this prolific maker, in nearly perfect condition, 353mm, (Our #24011) $2,500.
147. ROMAN TELLER, Erlangen, Germany, c.1960, 359mm, (Our #29396) $2,500.
148. NEUNER & HORNSTEINER, Mittenwald, c.1910, 362mm, (Our #25868) $2,500.
149. JOSEF METELKA, Paseky, c.1870, in excellent condition, a good fiddle for Bluegrass or Old-Timey music, 352mm, (Our #29444) $2,500.
150. MARKNEUKIRCHEN SCHOOL, c.1880, 351mm, (Our #28938) $2,500.
151. MARKNEUKIRCHEN SCHOOL, Saxony, c.1910, essentially an Amati model with a shaded red varnish, in excellent condition, 358mm, (Our #29207) $2,250.
152. JAY HAIDE, China, 2008, Guarneri del Gesu model, 355mm, (Our #27632) $2,000.
153. HOPF, Klingenthal, c.1860, (Our #29458) $1,800.
Out of the Woodshed
$1,000 and Under
154. JAPANESE, c.1920, 358mm, (Our #29501) $1,000.
Baroque
155. NICOLAS AUGUSTIN CHAPPUY, Mirecourt, c.1780s, in a particularly fine state of preservation & in original Baroque condition, certificate by Wm. Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, 360mm, (Our #28315) $12,500.
156. PRAGUE SCHOOL, early 19th century?, (Our #29763) $8,000.
157. ENGLISH, London, c.1680-1720, Baroque set-up with original neck and bass-bar, and bears similarity to the work of William Baker or John Grice, London makers in the late 17th & early 18th centuries, 352mm, (Our #23168) $7,500.
158. LOCKEY HILL, London, c.1775, still in Baroque condition with original neck (still in with nail) & bass-bar, requires some very minor restoration & set- up; remarkably well preserved, 353mm, (Our #22898) $7,500.
159. DAVID HOPF, Klingenthal, c.1790-1800, with typically excentric corners & soundholes, a remarkably intact example of a transitional violin in original condition, original neck and neck angle, set-up with gut strings, string length-315mm, 357mm, (Our #27536) $4,500.
Fiddling Children
Fractional Size Violins
160. JEHANNE H. BLAISE, Mirecourt, c.1910 or later, a nice older Mirecourt 3/4 in nearly perfect condition, (13-3/8"), 340mm, (Our #28872) $2,500.
161. MARKNEUKIRCHEN SCHOOL, c.1880, 1/4 size, 283mm, (Our #28696) $2,000.
162. GERMAN, c.1850, this is either a Child's violin (about 1/16-size) or makers sample, particularly well crafted, in French fitted wooden coffin case, with a fine nickel-mounted bow of the Bausch school, 224mm, (Our #24827) $1,250.
163. JOHN JUZEK, Prague, c.1950, 3/4 size, attractive Czech work, 334mm (13 1/8"), 334mm, (Our #22970) $850.