105
105

EX-PLOWDEN

Ascribed to
Giovanni Paolo Maggini
(b Botticino, 1580; d Brescia, c1633)
A viola
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105

EX-PLOWDEN

Ascribed to
Giovanni Paolo Maggini
(b Botticino, 1580; d Brescia, c1633)
A viola
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Ascribed to
Giovanni Paolo Maggini
(b Botticino, 1580; d Brescia, c1633)
A viola
Quantity: 2
labelled Gio: Paolo Maggini in Brescia
length of back 16 3/8 in., 41.6cm.
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Provenance

According to Alfred Hill, this instrument was sold by John Hart to the collector Charles Plowden.  He suggests that the instrument was reduced in size in the first half of the 19th century and later enlarged to its current size in the Hill workshop.

Literature

DOCUMENTS
The certificate of W.E. Hill & Sons, London, dated 1st June 1926
A letter from Alfred Hill, dated 1st June 1926
The certificate of The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, dated 28th January 1929

Catalogue Note

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