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16071    Cello

Size: 4/4
Origin: German
Age: 19th century

 German Leopold Widhalm Nurnberg 1800.

Two piece back, medium figure, dark red brown.

Excellent condition. Some restoration in keeping with its age.

LOB 749mm

15664    Cello

Size: 4/4
Origin: French
Age: 19th century

Good French cello by Franҫois Hippolyte Caussin, Mirecourt Ca 1880.

Two piece back of strong narrow figure.  Varnish of a dark golden brown.

Condition excellent.

LOB 759mm

14835    Cello

Size: 4/4
Origin: English
Age: 18th century

SOLD Fine English cello by Joseph Hill, London. Two piece back of broad figure, varnish of a dark golden brown. Dilworth certificate. Condition - will be excellent. The head by another maker. LOB 780mm

15522    Cello

Size: 4/4
Origin: English
Age: 17th century

Good and rare early English cello by a member of the Pamphilon family, Essex or London ca 1680 - 1700. Significant in that it is complete with original head which is rare for these cellos. Comes with letter from John Dilworth, London.


The two piece back of fairly plain maple, the varnish of a dark golden brown. Length of back 716mm.

Condition: to be restored.

14923    Cello

Size: 4/4
Origin: English
Age: 20th century

SOLD Very fine modern  cello by one of the best contemporary English makers, Victor Unsworth, Bristol 1985. Varnish of a red brown colour. Condition almost mint LOB 734mm. Letter from the maker.


14683    Cello

Size: 4/4
Origin: Scottish
Age: 19th century

SOLD Fine Scottish cello by Matthew Hardie, Edinburgh Ca 1820,the head probably the work of David Stirrat. Two piece back, varnish of a red/brown colour. Condition very good. Certificate of D Rattray, London.  LOB 746mm

14834    Cello

Size: 4/4
Origin: English
Age: 19th century

Fine English cello by Thomas Kennedy Ca 1830. 

Two piece back of broad figure.  Varnish of a red brown colour. Replacement head.   Certificate of John Dilworth, London.

LOB 736mm

14515    Cello

Size: 4/4
Origin: German
Age: 18th century

Good German Kloz school cello, mid to late 18thC.

The two piece back of plain wood. Varnish of a red brown colour.

Condition excellent.

LOB 743mm

INST04    Cello

Size: 4/4
Origin: English
Age: 19th century

SOLD Fine 19th century English cello by Henry Lockey Hill.

The two piece back of narrow to medium figure, the varnish  of a golden brown colour. Condition excellent. Can have a certificate from John Dilworth of London.

Note - this is an exceptionally fine example of this maker's work.


13277    Cello

Size: 4/4
Origin: English
Age: 19th century

Fine English cello, London ca 1820.

The two piece back of strong figure, the varnish of a dark golden brown. The head by Joseph Hill.

Condition very good with restoration in keeping with its age.

Length of back 732mm.

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