05. Machete

Machete |Madeira Island| c. 1850
Attributed to Rufino Felix d’Athoguia (1815-?)
Dimension | 495 mm
Provenance | Collection of Artur Pestana Andrade
Collection Luis Andrade

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This instrument was created in the 19th century. It comes from the collection of Artur Pestana Andrade. The characteristics and the shape of the instrument strongly indicate that it can be attributed to Rufino Felix d’Athoguia. The instrument was restored by Manuel Morais in 2012.

in Catálogo (Phillips), Fine Musical Instruments, 2pm Monday 15th November 1999, London.