Pieter Baltzerson

Highest auction price achieved
£ 7312.00

By John Dilworth

BALTERSON, Pieter M. b. 1876 Tjotta Norway, died 1938 Boston Massachusetts USA. Amateur maker from c.1897 in Norway. Emigrated to the USA 1906 and worked as a labourer until joining the workshop of O. H. Bryant in Boston. Established independently in Boston from c.1920. Very highly regarded maker, generally on Stradivari models with a refined French style: excellent imported woods and soft orange-red varnish. Made over 200 instruments, including six violas and two cellos.

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 35.5 cm Boston, 1927 Thu 1st July 10 £ 1000.00
Violin 35.7 cm Boston, 1927 Mon 1st February 10 £ 7312.00
Violin 35.5 cm Boston, 1922 Mon 1st October 07 £ 4282.00
Violin Boston, 1927 Fri 1st October 04 £ 4135.00
Violin 1927 Wed 1st October 03 £ 4071.00

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