Item Lot Number: 5009

Viola 15 7/8" two piece back, upper bout 7 1/4", middle 4 3/4", lower 9", depth of ribs 1 1/4", no label or makers mark, ebony fingerboard, painted on purfling front and back; Violin 14 1/4" two piece back, ebony fingerboard, no label, most likely German manufacture; with four bows one of which is stamped 'Tourte'; in fitted double case

Estimate: £900-1100

Sold: £900
Condition Report:
Violin - shows no visible signs of cracks of crack repairs. Viola - has two small cracks to back in upper left bout, both cracks appear to be about 40-50 mm in length.