Paolo Castello, Genoa, 1774

Violin: 40851

Labeled, "Paulus Castello, fecit Genuae anno 1774."

Back: One-piece cut on the slab of small irregular figure

Top: of fine grain, widening slightly towards the flanks

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of curl similar to back

Varnish: Light red-golden-brown

Length of back: 36.0 cm


Roederer's son
until 1921 Caressa
until 1960 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1960 Lars Widen
in 2000 Sold by Phillip's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1960)

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  • Phillip's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 2, 2000, London, Phillip's, Phillip's, London (illustrated)


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