Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1715, the 'Rode, Duke of Cambridge'

Violin: 41395

Bearing its original label.

Back: One-piece of broad figure

Scroll: plain

Ribs: plain

Varnish: orange

Length of back: 35.9 cm

Upper bouts: 17 cm

Middle bouts: 11.4 cm

Lower bouts: 21.6 cm

There are 6 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


from 1824 Jacques Pierre Joseph Rode
Duke of Cambridge
until 1899 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1899 Stanislav Hanfblum
until 1911 Jean de Shimkewitch
... ...
from 1911 and in 1937 Roderick White
... ...
in 1946 Sold by Emil Herrmann, New York
... ...
from 1946 and in 1975 Oscar Shumsky
... ...
in 2004 Eric & Noel Shumsky
in 2005 Current owner

Known players

Janine Jansen, Oscar Shumsky, Roderick White, Ryu Goto

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY (1946) No. 1016.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1899)

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.)


  • 36 Famous Italian Violins, Alex Wasinski, Herman Gordon, New York (illustrated)
  • Journal of the Violin Society of America, Vol. I, No. 4, The Violin Society of America, Lansdowne, PA (illustrated)
  • Beautiful Italian Violins, Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1963 (illustrated)
  • The Strad, April, 1985, London (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999
  • J. & A. Beare - Notable Sales
  • Ryu Goto Official Web Site
  • Stradivari, Stewart Pollens, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010 (illustrated)
  • Stradivari Society
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Stradivarius Memorial Association
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)


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