Tag Archives: Musical instruments

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tononi violoncello, $209,000, Freeman's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An Italian violoncello, crafted in Italy circa 1690 by Joannes Tononi of Bologna (1640-1713), sold for $209,000 at a Musical Instruments Sale held Nov. 20 by Freeman’s in Philadelphia. Also, a Martin 0-40 guitar, built circa 1880 by C.F. Martin & Co. in Nazareth, […]

Four Centuries of Musical Instruments on Display at "Art of Sound"

Four Centuries of Musical Instruments on Display at “Art of Sound” – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2012 As the world sets its eyes and ears on Cincinnati, Ohio for the World Choir Games, the Cincinnati Art Museum gives you another reason to celebrate world music. The Art of Sound: Four Centuries […]

Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata Collection Awarded to Morris Museum

Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata Collection Awarded to Morris Museum¬†– The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2005 The Morris Museum, located in Morristown, NJ, recently announced it was awarded The Murtogh D. Guinness Collection of historic mechanical musical instruments and automata. The collection represents one of the most significant of its kind in […]