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

Violin: 40491

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


- Leloup family
in 1871 Charles Willemotte
until 1873 David Laurie
from 1873 Rudolph Gleichauff
- Duc de Camposelice
until 1881 John Adam
- Sold by Hamma & Co.
- Berkowsky
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.
in 1925 Felix E. Kahn
... ...
in 1956 Sold by Rembert Wurlitzer
... ...
in 2015 Current owner

Known players

H. Berkowsky, Ivry Gitlis, Jan Kubelík

Certificates & Documents

  • 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 Leo 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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