Giuseppe Guarneri 'filius Andreae', Cremona, 1711, the 'Schulze-Prisca'

Violin: 40974

Labeled, "Joseph Guarnerius filius Andreae fecit Cremonae sub Titulo S. Theresie 1711."

Back: Two-piece of faint broad curl ascending from the joint

Top: of fine grain in the center, broadening towards the flanks

Scroll: of slightly narrowr curl

Ribs: of somewhat more pronounced broad curl

Varnish: Orange-red

Length of back: 35.6 cm


Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Max Möller & Son, Amsterdam (1968) Incorrectly lists the date of the instrument as 1710.
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY

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  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 11-12, 1977, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Strad, September, 2002, Orpheus, London (illustrated)
  • Tom Woods Violins


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