Skinner Auction to Feature Vintage American Guitars and Rare Violoncello BOSTON, Mass. – APRIL 17, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of Fine Musical Instruments on Sunday, April 28th in its Boston gallery. The sale offers more than 300 lots of stringed instruments
by Giuseppe Baldantoni circa 1830 accompanied by a Peter Biddulph certificate from 1991 (lot 45, $30,000 to $50,000) and a French violin by Hippolyte Chrétien Silvestre circa 1900 (lot 37, $9,000 to $12,000) will also be sold.
French Bows & Bows from the Collection of Arnold R. Bone
French bows include a silver-mounted violoncello bow by Jules Fetique accompanied by a Paul Childs certificate from 2012 (lot 65, $6,000 to $8,000) and a silver-mounted violin bow by Emile-August Ouchard (lot 226, $5,000 to $8,000).
Five bows from the collection of inventor and bowmaker Arnold R. Bone will be offered, including a French silver-mounted violoncello bow, probably Louis Gillet for George Dupuy (lot 52, $3,000 to $5,000), and a silver-mounted violin bow by H.R. Pfretzschner (lot 51, $2,400 to $3,000).