Johann Georg (II) Leeb

Highest auction price achieved
£ 5980.00

By John Dilworth

LEEB, Johann Georg (II) Born circa. 1740, d.c.1813 Bratislava (Pressburg) Slovakia Son and successor of Johann Georg Leeb (I), above, active c.1779-1810. One of the most influential and important makers of the Hungarian school. Generally Amatisé and personal models, his own being flat-arched and Bergonzi-like. Accurate workmanship. Fine wood used for the fronts, but maple usually of very ordinary quality. Instruments themselves in various grades, and varnish from thin dark and almost opaque, to fine red-brown, although quite thin textured. Joannes Georgius Leeb / fecit Posonii. 1783 [Benedek]

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 33.0 cm Pressburg, 1804, Child's size Sun 1st June 08 £ 1630.00
Violin 1800 c. Sun 1st June 97 £ 1265.00
Violin 1787 Thu 1st June 95 £ 5980.00
Violin 1780 c. Wed 1st November 06 £ 1963.00

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