Alexander Kennedy

Highest auction price achieved
£ 2700.00

By John Dilworth

KENNEDY, Alexander Born 1699 Scotland, Worked 1730-1785 London UK. Pupil of Nathaniel Cross and teacher of his nephew John Kennedy, below. Worked in Market Street, off Oxford Street (now Great Titchfield Street), London. High-arched Stainer model typical of London trade work of the period. Good workmanship with thin yellow-brown varnish. Signed internally. Alexander Kennedy Maker / made for Nath.ll Cross / November the 6 1744 / in Oxford Market London. Made by Alexander Kennedy / in Oxford Market, London / July 10th, 1747 Alexander Kennedy, musical Instrument / maker, living in Market Street, in / Oxford Street, London. 1749. [BVMA]

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 36.0 cm London, 1740 c. Thu 1st December 11 £ 1020.00
Violin 35.6 cm London, 1744 Sun 1st March 09 £ 1680.00
Violin 1743 Tue 1st July 03 £ 2700.00
Violin 1747 Tue 1st June 93 £ 990.00
Violin 1747 Wed 1st September 82 £ 308.00

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