Bernhard Simon Fendt cello c.1800
Length of back: 29¼ (743mm) String length: 27″ (682mm)
This exceptional cello was made by Bernhard Simon Fendt 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.
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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.
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