Carlo Antonio Testore, Milan, c. 1730


Violin: 14591

Labelled, "Carlo Antonio Testore..." Branded to the inside back.

Back: in two pieces of quarter-cut plain maple.

Top: in two pieces of pine with medium-to-wide grain varying throughout.

Scroll: of similar wood to the back.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of a golden yellow-brown colour.

Length of back: 35.7 cm

Upper bouts: 16.9cm

Middle bouts: 11.2cm

Lower bouts: 20.7cm

Provenance

- Sold by Tarisio Private Sales
until 2008 Anonymous
in 2008 Sold by Tarisio
from 2008 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1920)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1894)
  • Bill of sale: Dmitry Gindin, London asdf
  • Certificate: Florian Leonhard Fine Violins

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