Andrew Young SMILLIE

Highest auction price achieved
£ 6250.00

By John Dilworth

SMILLIE, Andrew Young Born 1879, died 1948 Glasgow, Scotland UK. Son, pupil, and assistant of Alexander Smillie, above. Credited with 200 violins, as well as some violas and cellos. One of the last makers of the distinguished 19th century Scottish school. Worked alongside his father and succeeded to the business at St George’s Road 1919. The shop continued after Andrew’s death, managed by his daughter Ina until 1977. Very fine work, similar to that of his father, but in some ways superior, being generally lighter and slightly more delicately worked. Completed over 200 violins, violas, and cellos. Stradivari- and Guarneri-based models. Both spirit and oil red-brown varnish. Violas on a small

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 35.4 cm Glasgow, 1907 n°197 Sat 1st October 11 £ 6250.00
Violin 35.9 cm Glasgow, 1902 Sun 1st October 06 £ 2053.00
Violin 1925 Mon 1st May 95 £ 1840.00
Violin 1926 Wed 1st March 95 £ 920.00
Violin 1930 Tue 1st June 93 £ 1430.00
Violin 1933 Thu 1st November 84 £ 825.00
Violin Wed 5th October 11 £ 6250.00

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