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Violas
1. GIULIO CESARE GIGLI, Rome, c.1770, Certificate by Charles Beare (15-3/4") 400mm, (Our #31998) INQUIRE
2. ROMEO ANTONIAZZI, Milan, c.1895, an early work of this maker,bearing a label of his father Gaetano Antoniazzi dated 1895, in a particularly fine and original state of preservation, and of an ideal size of 15-7/8" 403mm, (Our #32301) INQUIRE
3. VENETIAN SCHOOL, c.1750, previously attributed to the work of Domenico Busan of Venice, cut down in size, 404mm (15-7/8") (Our #32190) INQUIRE
4. MILAN SCHOOL, c.1900-1920, an antiqued copy after Tononi, probably from the Leandro Bisiach workshop, a truly wonderful viola with a large deep sound, 16-13/16" 427mm, (Our #29415) INQUIRE
5. GAETANO SGARABOTTO, ATTRIBUTED TO, Parma/Milan, c.1910, length of back 395mm (15 9/16"), string length 370mm (Our #24531) INQUIRE
6. PARIS SCHOOL, Paris, c.1775, a very fine Paris viola attributed to Renaudin, with a head by Giovanni Gagliano; previously sold by William Lewis & Son in 1946 as the work of Joseph & Antonio Gagliano, 395 mm, (15-1/2") (Our #30413) INQUIRE
7. ROMEO ANTONIAZZI, Milan, 1917, Labeled: Antoniazzi Romeo Cremonese/ fece a Cremona l'anno 1917/ (& signed); in particularly fine condition, with a certificate by Enzo Arassi of Milan, 406 mm, (16") (Our #29538) INQUIRE
8. GENUZIO CARLETTI, Pieve di Cento, 1936, 16-5/8" 426mm, (Our #32196) INQUIRE
9. GEORGE GEMUNDER, Astoria, NY, 1881, a very rare viola by George Gemunder with a particularly handsome one-piece back of highly figured maple, (15-5/8") 397mm (Our #31228) INQUIRE
10. CENTRAL ITALIAN, Marche Region, early 19th century, an interesting and rustic small viola of the Ascoli Piceno school, 395mm (15-1/2") (Our #26758) INQUIRE
11. GEORGE ADOLPHE CHANOT, Manchester, 1903, a beautiful Stradivari model in excellent condition, 412mm (16-1/8") (Our #30870) $28,000.
12. GIULIO DEGANI, Venice/Cincinnati, c.1925, Giulio (1875-1955) was a pupil of his father Eugenio, worked in Venice until 1915, emigrated to the U.S.in the 1920s, and eventually settled in Cincinnati; 391 mm, (15-3/8") (Our #24771) $25,000.
13. GENUZIO CARLETTI, Pieve di Cento, c.1940s, 413 mm, (16-1/4") 413mm, (Our #30578) $25,000.
14. JAGO PETERNELLA, Verona, 1932, Peternella, well known as a viola maker, moved from Verona to New York City the year after making this full sounding viola, in excellent condition, the string length is: 389mm (15-5/16"), back-length 435mm (17-1/16") (Our #25452) $22,500.
15. GIOVANNI CAVANI, PROBABLY, Modena, c.1900, 405mm (15-15/16") (Our #28826) $20,000.
16. MARK WOMACK, 1995, Brescian model, back length: 15-3/4" (400mm) (Our #32161) $20,000.
17. MICHELE DELUCCIA, Salerno, 1945, a very attractive example if this maker's work and in excellent condition, length of back 415mm (16-3/8"), string length 373 mm (Our #28468) $18,500.
18. FREDERICK EWALD HAENEL, New Milford, Conn., 1960, Guadagnini model, 411mm, (16-1/8") 411mm, (Our #29902) $18,500.
19. FREDERICK EWALD HAENEL, New Milford, Conn., 1964, labeled: Made for John Howell (1964)/by Frederick E. Haenel/of New Milford, Conn./(Guadagnini Model), 404 mm, (15-7/8") (Our #29901) $18,500.
20. JACOB MUELLER, Berlin, 2016, 390mm (15-3/16") (Our #31484) $18,000.
21. GIOVANNI PALLAVER, Verona, 1956, Pallaver was s tudent of Leandro Bisiach, Back length 16-1/8", string length is 372mm 16-3/16", (Our #31797) $18,000.
22. PARIS SCHOOL, c.1750, of the group of makers commonly referred to as "Vieux Paris"; a large full sound from a smallish viola (15-3/4") 400mm, (Our #32085) $15,000.
23. ROBERT BRODE, Maple Shade, 1999, 17-7/16" 443mm, (Our #31721) $15,000.
24. CHRISTOPHER JACOBY, Omaha, 2014, (16-1/8") 408mm, (Our #31385) $14,500.
25. BRUNO BARBIERI, Mantova, 1973, a very fine viola in excellent condition, length of back 419mm (16-1/2"), string length 373 mm (Our #28306) $14,500.
26. ERMINIO MALAGUTI, Milan, 1974, (16-1/2") 418mm, (Our #26487) HOLD
$12,500.
27. PHILIPPE RAYNAUD, Dieppe, France, 1993, 415mm (16-5/16") (Our #31128) $12,500.
28. LOUIS CONDAX, Rochester, 1970, (17") 433mm, (Our #29912) $12,000.
29. BURRITT MILLER, Philadelphia, 1991, an Andrea Guarneri model by a great Cremona trained modern maker, length of back 420mm (16 1/2"), string length 371mm (Our #24747) HOLD
$12,000.
30. BURRITT MILLER, Philadelphia, 2004, length of back 415mm (16-5/16"), string length 379mm (Our #28011) $12,000.
31. MEEME MALGI, Simona/ New York, 1958, a fine handmade viola by a student of Simone F. Sacconi, a Stradivari model with an attractive reddish varnish, string length 372mm 16-7/16", (Our #28864) $10,000.
32. GUIDO MARAVIGLIA, Pistoia, 1968, length of back 418mm (16 3/8"), string length 383mm (Our #22354) HOLD
$10,000.
33. MARKNEUKIRCHEN SCHOOL, 1930, An unlabeled viola from the Markneukirchen School, c. 1930, very healthy and with an open generous sound (16") 407mm, (Our #32105) $9,000.
34. PETER WAMSLEY, London, c.1740 or earlier, an interesting viola in gamba form, with its original neck re-angled at the heel (16-1/2") 420mm, (Our #31558) $9,000.
35. RAFFAELE GIUSQUIANI, Perugia, c.1920s, Brescian model, length of back 428mm (16 3/4"), string length 373mm (Our #22200) $8,500.
36. PAUL HILAIRE, Mirecourt, 1963, length of back 404mm (15-15/16"), string length 372mm (Our #28480) $7,500.
37. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Bubenreuth, 1958, Stradivarius model, in excellent condition 16-1/2", (Our #31906) $6,500.
38. LEO ASCHAUER, Mittenwald, 1959, made for William Moennig & Son by Leo Aschauer, an instrument of fine workmanship in excellent condition, length of back 419mm (16-1/2"), string length 369 mm (Our #28281) $6,000.
39. KURT A. GUTTER, Markneukirchen, 1958, a Stradivarius model of comfortable dimensions with a good full sound; very fine workmanship, in excellent condition, string length 370mm, length of back 411mm (16-1/8") (Our #28451) $6,000.
40. PEDRO LOPEZ SECO, Buenos Aires, 1994, length of back 417mm (16-7/16"), string length 379mm (Our #28074) $5,500.
41. GERMAN, Mittenwald, c.1920s, a nice sounding Stradivari model viola of the Mittenwald School with an antiqued varnish, (15-7/8") 403mm, (Our #25363) $4,500.
42. MARKNEUKIRCHEN SCHOOL, c.1925-30, 406mm (16") (Our #30799) HOLD
$4,500.
43. W. DE VRIES, Rotterdam, 1979, length of back 407mm (16-1/8"), string length 363mm (Our #28071) $4,000.
44. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Bubenreuth, 1974, a Stradivari model with an attractive one-piece back, in perfect condition, length of back 421mm (16- 1/2"), string length 382 mm (Our #25593) $3,500.
45. MITTENWALD SCHOOL, c.1950s, (16-1/16") 408mm, (Our #26772) $3,500.
46. OTTO A. GLAESEL, Geisenkirchen, 1975, Stradivari model, length of back 408mm (16") (Our #24743) $3,000.
47. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Bubenreuth, 1957, 1700 Stradivari model, certificate by Ernst Heinrich Roth, length of back 381mm (15"), string length 370mm (Our #22548) $2,500.
48. ANTON SCHROETTER, Germany, 1960s, Stradivari model, length of back 408mm (16 1/16"), string length 372 mm (Our #24745) $1,200.