Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1723, the 'Jules Falk'

Violin: 40620

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Labeled, "Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1723"

Back: One-piece of native maple; from the same log as the 1723 Emiliani

Top: of fine even grain

Scroll: of fainter medium curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-orange

Length of back: 35.9 cm

Upper bouts: 16.9 cm

Middle bouts: 11.4 cm

Lower bouts: 20.9 cm

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"The violin is modelled on the PG form, also used for the 'Lady Blunt', 'Messiah' and Habaneck Strads, and the maple of the back appears on several other 1723 violins, including the 'Earl Spencer'."

The "Jules Falk" Stradivari, The Strad, August, 1960, London

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Current owner, Sotheby's, Rolf Habisreutinger, Frank Passa, Charles Falk, Jules Falk, Marcel Herwegh, Gustave Bernardel, Ami Rehfous, Gand & Bernardel, Freres, Paul Vidal, Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, Luigi Tarisio, Count Cozio di Salabue, Paolo Stradivari, Francesco Stradivari

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Known players

Jules Falk, Viktoria Mullova

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