Camillo Camilli, with a comfortable rounded body shape and full, flat arching that produces maximum projection in large concert halls. Sold with the certificate of Rembert Wurlitzer Inc., it is estimated at $70,000-$90,000.
Fine French bows are represented by Joseph Henry (Lot 43) estimated at $8,000-$10,000 and three by Eugene Sartory: Lot 65, Lot 133 and 155A, a Ďcello bow (estimated at $6,000-$8,000, $6,000-$8,000, and $14,000-$16,000, respectively). Featured also are many examples by Hill, Nurnberger, Ouchard, and Knopf.
On the evening of Friday, October 9th, Skinner will host a Reception & Extended Auction Preview featuring live music from the Mitch Seidman Duo. The reception begins at 5:30, with the auction preview extended until 7:00 p.m. R.S.V.P. to 617-350-5400.
Previews, Catalog and Bidding
Previews for the auction will be held on Friday, Oct 9th from 12 to 7 p.m., on Saturday, Oct 10th from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday, Oct 10th from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Illustrated catalog #2477 is available by mail for $35 ($42 for foreign requests) from the subscription department at 508-970-3240. It is also available at the gallery for $32. Prices realized will be available at www.skinnerinc.com during and after the sale. Skinner's site also allows users to view all lots in the auctions, leave bids, order catalogs, and bid live in real-time through Skinner-Live. To register for real-time bidding go to http://www.skinnerinc.com/buy-sell/skinner-live.php. Or, for more information call 508-970-3000.
Skinner, Inc. is one of the nationís leading auction houses for antiques and fine art and the only major auction house headquartered in New England. With expertise in over 20 specialty collecting areas, Skinner draws the interest of buyers from all over the world and its auctions regularly achieve world record prices. Skinner provides a broad range of auction and appraisal services, and it is widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the auction business. Skinnerís appraisal experts regularly appear on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, and its specialty departments include American Furniture & Decorative Arts, American & European Paintings & Prints, European Furniture & Decorative Arts, 20th Century Design, Fine Ceramics, Fine Jewelry, Textiles & Couture, Fine Musical Instruments, Asian Works of Art, Fine Wines, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Science, Technology, & Clocks, Oriental Rugs & Carpets, American Indian & Ethnographic Art, Fine Judaica, Antique Motor Vehicles, Toys, Dolls & Collectibles, and Discovery. Skinner galleries are located in Boston and Marlborough, Mass. For more information on upcoming auctions and events, visit Skinner's website www.skinnerinc.com.