Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Brescia, 1615

Violin: 21131

Labeled, "Giovanni Paolo Maggini..."

The head later.

Back: Two-piece of medium curl sloping upwards from the joint

Top: of pine of fine grain, becoming finer towards the flanks

Scroll: of narrower curl

Ribs: of faint curl, cut on the slab

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 36.9 cm

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until 1974 Drew Lecher
in 1974 Sold by Sotheby's
from 1974 Miss J. Durney
until 2010 Anonymous
in 2010 Sold by Tarisio
from 2010 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Carl Becker & Son, Chicago, IL (1973)
  • Certificate: Kagan & Gaines, Chicago, IL (1971)
  • Certificate: Carl Becker & Son, Chicago, IL

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  • Private Archives - 10842
  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 25, 1974, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Tarisio Fine Musical Instruments Online Auction Catalog, April 29-30, 2010, Tarisio, Tarisio, New York (illustrated)


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