A viola by Celestino Farotti, Milan c1950
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Celestino Farotti 1905-1988, Milan. Celestino was the pupil and assistant of his Uncle Celeste Farotti! He generally did fine models and copies of Stradivari, Rocca, and Pressenda. A prolific maker he is well known for his fine violas. This viola is no exception. Labelled Romeo Antoniazzi it is a fine sounding example in Mint condition. This viola was featured by D.Gindin in his article on the Farotti makers. Size is 42.2cm, but quite easy to play.
“We have sold many Farotti violas and this is indeed a fine sounding example” Sean Bishop – Director
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