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St. Luc (Evangelists quartet)

A cello by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume

Paris, 1863

with original carved tailpiece by J.B. Vuillaume, depicting St. Luke, and original carved pegs
labelled Jean Baptiste Vuillaume à Paris, 3, rue Demours-Ternes, JBV, bearing the inscription S. Luc on the front below the bridge, signed, dated and branded in the upper back and numbered 2504

length of back 75.7cm.

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Tailpiece of the 'St. Luc' cello
The 'Evangelists' quartet

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The Evangelists Quartet by J.B. Vuillaume

17 March 2016

An unparalleled quartet of instruments made by Jean Baptiste Vuillaume in Paris in 1863 was sold in our March 2016 auction for a world record £960,000.

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