Bernhard Simon Fendt I cello c.1800

Length of back: 29¼ (743mm)  String length: 27″ (682mm)

Price: £105,000 

B S Fendt recording

This exceptional cello was made by Bernhard Simon Fendt I between 1798 and 1809 when he worked for Thomas Dodd in Covent Garden.  The cello has a rich, generous tone and an even, quick response.  The condition is outstanding.  Certificates from Rembert Wurlitzer 1958 and W E Hill & Sons 1944.


New Street
Covent Garden

Bernhard Simon Fendt I (1769-1832) was born in Germany and moved to London in 1798 to work alongside J F Lott in the workshop of Thomas Dodd, where he worked until 1809 and during which period this cello was made.  A gifted craftsman, his cellos are particularly prized.

To arrange an appointment to try this cello, please telephone +44 (0)1353 668559 or email in advance. Cellos can be taken out on approval for two weeks; there is no charge for insurance.

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