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The back of this violin has been inlaid in coloured woods depicting a pastoral scene and the peg box culminates in the carved head of a man. It has the following inscription carved around it's ribs: "Honoratus Derazey factor Italico modo urbe Mirecuria".

  • Date:
    19th century
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  • Collection:
    Dean Castle
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  • Place of production:
    Italy or France
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  • Period:19th century
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  • Repository:Dean Castle
  • Measurements:length 355mm