Paolo Antonio Testore, Milan, c. 1750

Violin: 3387

Bearing its original label but only partly legible.

The button replaced, an A-peg facing to one side of the scroll, otherwise very good condition.

Back: Two-piece, plain, showing dark water marks aside the joint; the buton is a replacement

Top: Medium grain, widening to broad irregular grain on the flanks

Scroll: Plain

Ribs: Faint curl

Varnish: Orange, yellow-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm

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in 1943 Anonymous
... ...
in 1989 Anonymous
... ...
in 2002 Anonymous
until 2006 Anonymous
in 2006 Sold by Tarisio
from 2006 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Étienne Vatelot, Paris (1989)
  • Certificate: Maucotel & Deschamps (1943)

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  • Phillip's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 16, 1989, London, Phillip's, Phillip's, London (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 1610
  • Tarisio Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 6 - June 6, 2002, Tarisio, Tarisio, New York (illustrated)
  • Tarisio Fine Instruments & Bows Auction Catalog, October 10-November 10, 2006, Tarisio, Tarisio, New York (illustrated)


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