Good English viola by and labelled Made by George Craske (born 1797, died 1888) and sold by William E. Hill & Sons, London, also inscribed ‘Special Quality’ on the label,  the jointed back of faint medium curl with similar woods to the sides, the head of planish wood, the table of a fine width grain and the varnish of a golden brown colour, 15 1/2″, 39.40cm

Sold for £5200