Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1685, the 'Le Marquis Doria'

Violin: 40470

Back: One-piece cut on the half-slab

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of medium curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 113 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

There is 1 additional image in the archive which is not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Marquis D'Aligri
in 1870 Le Marquis Doria
until 1918 Caressa & Français
1918-1921 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1918 and in 1925 Michael Gusikoff
... ...
from 1965 Current owner

Known players

Michael Gusikoff

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1929)
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Cincinnati, OH

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • An Encyclopedia of the Violin (1925), Alberto Bachman, The Library Press Limited, London
  • Bein & Fushi 2005 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Stradivarius Memorial Association
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)


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