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Lot 18

Ex-Bower

A violin by Giovanni Tononi

Bologna, circa 1700

labelled Antonius & Hieronymus Fr. Amati Cremonen. AndreƦ fil. F. 16**
length of back 1313/16in., 35.1cm.

Sold with the certificate of W.E. Hill & Sons, London, dated 5th May 1920, describing the violin as 'the work of one of the members of the Tononi family, most probably Johannes'.

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Lot 18

Ex-Bower

A violin by Giovanni Tononi

Bologna, circa 1700

labelled Antonius & Hieronymus Fr. Amati Cremonen. AndreƦ fil. F. 16**
length of back 1313/16in., 35.1cm.

Sold with the certificate of W.E. Hill & Sons, London, dated 5th May 1920, describing the violin as 'the work of one of the members of the Tononi family, most probably Johannes'.

The Hill certificate is made out to R.A. Bower, one of the leading collectors of the early 20th century, who owned many great Cremonese violins, including the 'Lady Blunt' and 'Lord Dunraven' Stradivaris and the 'Kemp' and 'Vieuxtemps' Guarneris.

£40,000-60,000

GBP£40,000.00 - £60,000.00
EUR€44,800.00 - €67,200.00
AUD$72,000.00 - $108,000.00
JPY¥5,910,000.00 - ¥8,865,000.00
KRW₩58,595,200.00 - ₩87,892,800.00
CHFCHF50,400.00 - CHF75,600.00
USD$52,400.00 - $78,600.00

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GBP£40,000.00 - £60,000.00
EUR€44,800.00 - €67,200.00
AUD$72,000.00 - $108,000.00
JPY¥5,910,000.00 - ¥8,865,000.00
KRW₩58,595,200.00 - ₩87,892,800.00
CHFCHF50,400.00 - CHF75,600.00
USD$52,400.00 - $78,600.00