Hong Kong violist Andrew Ling holds a rare 1719 viola called the "Macdonald" by Antonio Stradivari during a preview at the Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong Friday, April 4, 2014. A rare 1719 ... more 
Hong Kong violist Andrew Ling holds a rare 1719 viola called the "Macdonald" by Antonio Stradivari during a preview at the Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong Friday, April 4, 2014. A rare 1719 Stradivarius viola is expected to sell for more than US$45 million in a private sale by Sotheby's. The auction house says that price would be a record for a musical instrument sold privately or at auction. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kin Cheung
Fri, Apr 4, 2014 5:24 AM EDT