Record prices for Rostropovich cellosmain
The great Slava and Galina sell-off raked in £4.2million ($5.3 million) at Sotheby’s yesterday.
It included three cellos..
A 1783 G B Guadagnini sold for £1,9m and a 1741 Santo Serafin for £610,000, the highest prices ever achieved for these makers.
A Giovanni Guidanti, rated at £200,000-300,000, failed to make its reserve.