Francesco Rugeri, Cremona, 1696


Violin: 40110

Labeled, "Francesco Regeri ditto il Per / in Cremona 1696" (possibly not original)

Built on the largest of the Amati patterns

Back: Two-piece oppio maple.

Top: Straight-grained spruce.

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 10.625 cm

Lower bouts: 20.4 cm

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Provenance

until 1963 W. E. Hill & Sons
1963 - 1992 Alfred Frederick Hird
from 1992 Ashmolean Museum, Hill Collection, University of Oxford

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1963)

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References

  • Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum: The Complete Collection, John Milnes, editor, Oxford Musical Instrument Publishing, Oxford, 2011 (illustrated)
  • Stringed Instruments: Viols, Violins, Citterns, and Guitars in the Ashmolean Museum, Harvey S. Whistler, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2008 (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill Business Records (1850 - 1990)

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