176:

A FINE COMPOSITE ITALIAN VIOLIN BY ANDREA GUARNERI, CREMONA, c. 1690

176: A FINE COMPOSITE ITALIAN VIOLIN BY ANDREA GUARNERI, CREMONA, c. 1690


Labeled, "Andreas Guarnerius fecit Cremona sub, Titulo Sanctæ Teresiæ 1651."

The later top dating to c. 1760. The head by another hand.

 

LOB: 35.4 cm

  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Ratcliff, London (Aug 30 2020) Dates the latest rings on the bass and treble sides to 1752 and 1757 respectively. Printed report available for purchase upon request.
  • Letter certificate: Pierre Dalphin, Geneva (Nov 10 1983) ascribes the complete violin to Andrea Guarneri.
  • Certificate: William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, PA (Nov 12 1971) ascribes the complete violin to Andrea Guarneri.
  • Certificate: W. A. Shropshire, New York, NY (May 10 1968) ascribes the complete violin to Andrea Guarneri.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (Nov 18 1933) ascribes the body to Andrea Guarneri and the head to Giovanni Battista Ceruti.

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