Gesualdo Averna

Highest auction price achieved
£ 4291.00

By John Dilworth

AVERNA, Gesualdo Born 1875, died 1915 Caltanissetta, Sicily Italy. Son and pupil of Giuseppe Averna. Worked in Rome for Giuseppe Rossi. Lived in America for the first years of the 20th century before returning to Sicily. Various models. Golden-brown or orange varnish. Branded on button: ‘G.A.’ Printed label: Averna Gesualdo / fecit 1920 / (Caltanissetta (Sicilia) Gesualdo Averna fecit / Caltanissetta (Sicilia), 1924 [Nicolini]

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Viola 39.1 cm Caltanisetta, 1918 Thu 1st May 08 £ 1948.00
Violin 35.7 cm Caltanisetta, 1922 Sun 1st October 06 £ 4291.00
Violin 1925 Sat 1st June 02 £ 3397.00
Violin 1916 Wed 1st November 89 £ 2640.00

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