Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Brescia, 1600


Violin: 40867

Back: Two-piece of narrow curl descending from the joint

Top: of even medium grain

Scroll: later, almost plain

Ribs: almost plain

Varnish: Brown on a light brown ground

Length of back: 35.7 cm

Provenance

until 1943 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1943 Miss E. Robay
- Sold by L. P. Balmforth & Son
in 1952 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: L. P. Balmforth & Son, Leeds (1952)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1948) "This instrument is a characteristic example of the maker's work. . . . has undergone a certain amount of restoration . . . is numbered K.575 on our books."

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References

  • The Strad, February, 1952, London (illustrated)
  • Phillip's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 13, 2000, London, Phillip's, Phillip's, London (illustrated)
  • Phillip's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 19, 2001, London, Phillip's, Phillip's, London
  • W. E. Hill Business Records (1850 - 1990)

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