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[Cellist in the south of France, -c. 1977]
Owner to TGM, 12/02
[Unpublished, from owner 9/10: FB+S, head F + front 3/4, table ornament (color); , from C. Meints 1/21: F+S body only, head front, pre-1986 (color)]]
Table with double purfling and typically English center floral ornament; back arched, in 3 pieces, without fold. Neck and pegbox were restored in 1905 and have been left as found; pegbox has old, plugged peg holes. Other restoration work done by Jean-Frédéric Schmitt of Lyon in early 1990s. Repair label: “Repar’d by Mr Dearlove / Leeds, 172 North Street / 1869, May 24 / Exhibition to Great London Exhibition 1851-1862”.