on auction: Original “GASPARDO DIUFFO PRUGARD” violin with original
wooden case. It has the following characteristics:
(I can’t precise it, the only thing I know is that it belonged to my great
grandfather) I was born in 1924.
head of the neck represents, in a great carving, the sphinx of a person,
it’s supposed to be the
self-portrait of the author.
lid also has some carved adornments.
the back lid, in the lower part, it has a castle formed with pieces
of incrusted wood of different colors.
the narrower part of the violin, in the rings has other similar but smaller
the violin, in those same rings, has a Latin script which reads: “VIVA
FVI SILVIS DVM MORTVA DULCE CANON” (Alive was I in the jungle, once
dead I sweetly sing).
sound: It’s a beautiful mellow sound that invites the spirit to wonder and
violin itself is a true jewel or
artistic treasure that gathers many qualities, which may be acquired for:
its art, antiquity, or sound.
Base price: $ 250,000 dls.
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