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2,500.00 inc VAT where applicable

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Baroque Violin By Button & Whittaker, London 1822

Made by Button and John Whittaker, St. Paul's Churchyard, London, 1822.

The two piece back of maple of faint irregular medium curl running horizontally across the back from the joint. The ribs of similar curl, the pegbox and scroll of plain wood.

The one piece front of pine of medium grain in the treble flank broadening towards the bass.

The varnish of a warm orange-red colour on a yellow ground.

Label Reads:

Made and Sold by
75 St Pauls Church Yard
  • Length of back 350mm
  • Width upper bout 161mm
  • Width centre bout 105mm
  • Width lower bout 198mm

Condition Report

Please note that the condition report lists all repairs that have been historically undertaken. The instrument is, however, offered in a fully restored condition and has been fully and professionally setup in our workshops. Any repairs have either been conducted by ourselves or fully inspected and the quality of the repair verified by our workshop. No further repairs are required. Details listed in this condition report are for information purposes only.
Excellent original condition.

Original neck, bass bar and saddle.

Pegbox: Pegholes bushed.

A written valuation for insurance purposes for insurance purposes of 2,750 is included with this instrument

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