Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Milan, 1750, the 'Flusshoh'

Violin: 47185

Labeled, "Joannes Baptista Guadagnini Pla- / centinus fecit Mediolani 1750"

Back: One-piece

Length of back: 35.2 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.3 cm

Lower bouts: 20.55 cm


until 1909 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1909 H. Flüsshöh
- Sold by Nathan E. Posner
- Sold by Erich Lachmann
- Marie Caslova
- Manuel Compinsky
until 1982 Bein & Fushi, Inc
from 1982 Anonymous
until 2000 Machold Rare Violins, Ltd.
from 2000 Current owner

Known players

Manuel Compinsky, Marie Caslova

Certificates & Documents

  • Insurance valuation: Bein & Fushi, Inc, Chicago, IL (1995)
  • Certificate: Bein & Fushi, Inc, Chicago, IL (1982)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1909)

Copies of many certificates and other documents are available on request. Please contact us for more information.


  • Bein & Fushi Catalog, Spring, 1982, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1982 (illustrated)
  • Private Papers
  • The Guadagnini Family - Part VIII
  • The Guadagnini Family of Violin Makers
  • W. E. Hill Business Records (1850 - 1990)


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