Carlo Antonio Testore, Milan, 1742

Violin: 40925

Labeled, "Carlo Antonio Testore figlio maggiore / del su Carlo Giuseppe in Contrada lar- / ga al segno dell'Aquila Milano 1742."

Back: Two piece of plain maple, cut on the semi-slab

Top: of two matched pieces of spruce with grain of medium to fine width

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: clear, pale golden-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm


in 1996 Sold by Christie's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Peter Biddulph, London (1997)

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.)


  • The Strad 1998 Calendar, Orpheus Publications, London (illustrated)
  • Brobst Violin Shop - Fine Violins
  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 20, 1996, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)


You already have a Tarisio account. Please login to continue.

Forgot Password



Please register or ​to continue.



Please register or ​to continue.

We have sent you an email.
Please follow the link to confirm your registration.


Create Your Password

Click the button below and we'll email you a link to generate your Tarisio password.