Antonio Lechi Violin

Item Lot Number: 1

Antonio Lechi Violin with 14 1/8" two piece back, ebony fingerboard and tailpiece, labelled 'Antonio Lechi Face Cremona 1923' and oversigned Antonio Lechi; with two bows on with nickel mounted tortoise shell frog (cased)

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £3200
Condition Report:
Some scratching to back, endscrew loose on tortoise shell box. No apparent cracks or worm holes. Some marks to varnish on front and back of instrument. Back has a patch missing (retouched), less than 10cm round. Front has some marking from string adjusters, some scratches and two varnish chips on edges.