Andrea Guarneri, Cremona, c. 1670, the 'Carl Maria von Weber'

Violin: 40579

Bearing a facsimile label, dated 1664 (or 1684).

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm

There are 3 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Möller lists the date as 1664.

Italiaansche Vioolbouw, Max Möller, Italiaansche Vioolbouw, Amsterdam


- Carl Maria von Weber
- Hans von Weber
- Professor Groebbels
- Sold by Giuseppe Fiorini
until 1911 Carl Voss
1911 - 1915 W. E. Hill & Sons
1915 - 1922 Charles B. Lutyens
until 1936 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1936 Max Möller & Son
in 1937 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1936)

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  • The Strad, 1926, Arthur Broadley, London, Jan 1926 (illustrated)
  • Italiaansche Vioolbouw, Max Möller, Max Möller N. V., Amsterdam (illustrated)
  • L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Comitato Stradivariano, Cremona (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Violin Makers of the Guarneri Family, W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1931


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