Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1717, the 'Clapisson'

Small Violin: 41416

Labeled, "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis, faciebat anno 1717, A. + S."

"Violon de "poche"', kit violin named "la Clapisson"

Back: One-piece. Triple purfled.

Length of back: 32.35 cm

Upper bouts: 8.2 cm

Middle bouts: 6.0 cm

Lower bouts: 10.35 cm

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A pochette. It was exhibited at the 200-year anniversary in Cremona in 1937, and again at the 250-year Stradivari celebration in Cremona in 1987.

Capolavori di Antonio Stradivari, Charles Beare, Charles Beare, Capolavori di Antonio Stradivari, Milan


from c. 1835 Luigi Tarisio
until 1858 Pierre Silvestre
1858 - 1861 Louis Clapisson
from 1861 Musée de la Musique, Cité de la Musique, Paris


  • Capolavori di Antonio Stradivari, Charles Beare, Arnoldo Mondadori S.p.A., Milan (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999
  • L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Comitato Stradivariano, Cremona (illustrated)
  • The Dance Master's Kit, Claude Lebet (illustrated)
  • The Strad 2007 Calendar, Newsquest Specialist Media, London (illustrated)


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