‘Baron von der Leyen’ Stradivarius of c.1705

March 26th, 2012

*Updated April 26, 2012*

It is a special occasion for a Stradivari violin to appear at auction and it is our pleasure to present a fine Golden Period example in our April sale. The ‘Baron von der Leyen’ of c. 1705 comes fresh to the market after more than forty years in private hands.

On April 26, Tarisio auctioned this violin for $2,592,000

Provenance & Known History

How Many Strads?, by Ernest Doring, p.127
The Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari,
by Herbert Goodkind, p.325

Labeled, “Antonius Stradiuarius, Cremonensis, Faciebat Anno 1706.”
LOB 35.4 cm
* Sold with a certificate from Rembert Wurlitzer Inc., New York, New York (December 27, 1969).
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Public Viewings
*Updated March 26*
The ‘Baron von der Leyen’ and other select highlights from the April auction are available for public viewing at the following dates and times. Appointments suggested.
San Francisco
April 12 & 13
War Memorial & Performing Arts Center
The Green Room, 401 Van Ness Avenue
Thursday, 12pm-7pm
Friday, 10am-7pm

A complete list of viewable highlights in
San Francisco is viewable here

New York
weekdays through April 24
Saturday & Sunday, April 21 & 22

Tarisio, 244 W. 54th St., 11th Floor
except April 11-13
Private Viewing Appointments and Estimates
We welcome your serious inquiries for private viewings in New York or on location. Please contact Ethan Ladd at eladd@tarisio.com or +1.800.814.4188to inquire about appointments and estimates.

Bidding is conducted online at Tarisio.com on April 26th, 2012. Phone bidding is encouraged at +1 (212) 307-7224. Preregistration is required 24 hours before the sale.

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