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A COMPOSITE ITALIAN VIOLIN BY ANDREA GUARNERI, CREMONA, c. 1675 ‡

240: A COMPOSITE ITALIAN VIOLIN BY ANDREA GUARNERI, CREMONA, c. 1675 ‡


Labelled, "Andreas Guarnerius fecit Cremona sub titulo, Sanctæ Teresiæ 1675."

The lower ribs and top also Italian and slightly later than the back. The head later. 

LOB: 35.2 cm

  • Letter certificate: Albert Caressa, Paris (Oct 8 1928) Ascribes the ribs to Guarneri also, and the top and head to Gioffredo Cappa.
  • Letter: Albert Caressa, Paris (Oct 1 1928)
  • Letter: Albert Caressa, Paris (Jun 26 1928)
  • Letter certificate: William E. Hill & Sons (Mar 23 1928) ascribes the head to Richard Duke.
  • Letter: Alfred Vidoudez, Geneva (Jun 30 1927) + translation
  • Document: La Tribune de Genève, Geneva (May 20 1927)
  • Bill of sale: W. H. Hammig & Co., Berlin (Jan 7 1894)

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