Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1713, the 'Sancy, Kubelik'

Violin: 40491

Bearing its original label.

Back: One-piece

Varnish: Reddish

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.1 cm

Lower bouts: 20.8 cm

There are 4 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Rolland Leloup de Sancy
Duc de Camposelice
Sold by Hamma & Co.
in 1871 Charles Willemotte
until 1873 David Laurie
from 1873 Rudolph Gleichauff
until 1881 John Adam
... ...
1891-c. 1908 W. C. Bonynge
until 1908 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1908 Jan Kubelík
until 1911 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1911 Hamma & Co.
until 1920 W. E. Hill & Sons
in 1920 Sold by Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1920 and in 1925 Felix E. Kahn
... ...
in 1956 Sold by Rembert Wurlitzer Inc.
1956-2020 Ivry Gitlis
from 2021 Current owner

Known players

H. Berkowsky, Ivry Gitlis, Jan Kubelík

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Étienne Vatelot, Paris (1997)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London
  • Certificate: Wurlitzer, New York, NY

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.)


  • Antonio Stradivari: His Life & Work (1644-1737), W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1902
  • Die Geigen und Lautenmacher vom Mitteralter bis zur Gegenwart, Willibald Freiherr von Lütgendorff, Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt, Frankfurt am Main (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads?, 1999
  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
  • Meisterwerke Italienischer Geigenbaukunst, Fridolin Hamma, Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)


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