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Description: An orange-brown violin with a one-piece back. Labelled "Fait par Hippolyte Silvestre a Lyon en 1860". Inscribed internally #4146. Bow in case. Paul Serdet kept violin in his collection for many years.
Maker: Silvestre, Hippolyte
Place of Origin: Lyon, France
Authenticity Status: Sotheby's "by"
Certificate Author: Jean Fritsch,Paris
Date of Certificate: Jun 22, 1954