Michele Deconet, Venice, 1764

Violin: 41191

Labeled, "Michele Deconet / fecit venetiis Anno / 1764."

Back: Two-piece of strong medium curl

Top: of fine to medium grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Red gold

Length of back: 35.6 cm


in 2001 Sold by Christie's
until 2002 Hieronymus Köstler
in 2003 Current owner

Known players

Teruyoshi Shirata

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Charles Beare, London (2003)
  • Certificate: Hieronymus Köstler, Stuttgart

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  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 4, 2001, New York, Christie's, Christie's, New York (illustrated)
  • Christie's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 15, 2000, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
  • Correspondence with owner, 5-23-2003


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