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A GOOD ITALIAN VIOLIN BY SANTO SERAFIN, VENICE, c. 1743

200: A GOOD ITALIAN VIOLIN BY SANTO SERAFIN, VENICE, c. 1743


Labelled, "Sanctus Seraphin, Utinensis fecit, Venetijs ann 1743."

The head by Giovanni Grancino. Bearing the maker's name carved in relief to the lower rib.
Rosewood pegs. 

LOB: 35.4 cm

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  • Proforma Certificate: Tarisio Europe, London (Jun 5 2019)
  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Ratcliff, London (Mar 7 2018) Dates the latest ring of the bass and treble side as 1739 and 1732, respectively. Printed report available for purchase upon request.
  • Certificate: Jean-Jacques Rampal, Paris (Dec 27 2005)

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