Cello 29.5" two piece back

Item Lot Number: 5002

Cello 29.5" two piece back, label reads 'Ludoricus Guersan prope Comoediam Gallicam Luttetioe Anno 1721' with shell motif on chin at back of scroll and a flower pattern on the eyes of the scroll; upper bout width 13.125", middle 9.5", lower 16.5", depth 5"; playing length 26.75"; ebony fingerboard and tailpiece; in JTL rigid case

Estimate: £5000-6000

Condition Report:
Shows evidence of the neck having been replaced, pegs bushed, ribs show signs of various cracks and repaired cracks, belly has numerous repaired cracks and some dipping around right hand bridge foot; overall varnish wear and age related marks. In useable and playable condition. Provenance: From a professional player.