Instrument Sale

Denmark
Denmark
Posted: 18 Nov 2020

Carl Mettus Weis (1809–72), Andreas Weis (1815–89), completed by Emil Hjorth, Copenhagen, ca. 1870

Carl Mettus Weis (1809–72), Andreas Weis (1815–89), completed by Emil Hjorth, Copenhagen, ca. 1870, pic 1
Carl Mettus Weis (1809–72), Andreas Weis (1815–89), completed by Emil Hjorth, Copenhagen, ca. 1870, pic 2
Carl Mettus Weis (1809–72), Andreas Weis (1815–89), completed by Emil Hjorth, Copenhagen, ca. 1870, pic 3
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Price: €25,000.00 EUR

Owned and used professionally for 27 years by former Co-Principal cellist, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Denmark.
A very fine, well maintained and fantastic sounding cello, with one-piece quarter sawn maple back with a distinctive knot in the wood.
Pegs and tailpiece are of boxwood.
Endpind: Stahlhammer endpind (angled)
Back length: 760mm
There is a sound-post crack in both the front and the back, as well as a bass-bar crack, but fully patched, lined and repaired.
The cello was fully refurbished and completely restored by Wolfgang Schmidt, Copenhagen in November 2018.
The sale includes an older Alan Stevenson fibreglass flight case (9.6 kg), built and fitted according to the cello's dimensions, and fitted with wheels.
Certification: n/a
Seller:
Ian Phillis






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