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EX-DAVID LAURIE

Santo Seraphin
(b Udine, 1699; d p1758)
A violin
Venice, circa 1740
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EX-DAVID LAURIE

Santo Seraphin
(b Udine, 1699; d p1758)
A violin
Venice, circa 1740
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Santo Seraphin
(b Udine, 1699; d p1758)
A violin
Venice, circa 1740
labelled Sanctus Seraphin Utinensis fecit Venetijs anno 1735 and bearing the maker's brand Santo Seraphin by the endpin
length of back 14in., 35.6cm.
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Provenance

The violin was owned by the celebrated 19th century British collector David Laurie, and subequently by the American collector R.N. Chittolini.  It passed to Ansley K. Salz of San Francisco and then to Eunice Wennermark Price of Los Angeles, and was sold to the present owner in 1979

Literature

DOCUMENTS
A certificate from the exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, New York, dated 3rd June 1945, bearing the signatures of Emil Herrmann and Rembert Wurlitzer
The copy certificate of Emil Herrmann, New York (full written description page missing)
The certificate of Erich Lachmann, Los Angeles, dated 25th September 1950
The certificate of Benjamin Koodlach, Los Angeles, dated 16th August 1952
A bill of sale from Eunice Wennermark Price to the current owner, dated 7th June 1979

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