Pietro Guarneri of Venice, Venice, 1721

Violin: 41614

Bearing its original label, ". . . Cremona. . ."

Back: Two-piece marked by a faint smallish curl

Top: of pine of even grain

Scroll: marked by a faint broad curl

Ribs: plain

Varnish: Brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm


until 1907 W. E. Hill & Sons
... ...
in 1931 Helen Egerton
until 1965 W. E. Hill & Sons
... ...
in 1974 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1965)

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  • The Strad, August, 1984, London (illustrated)
  • Geigen aus Venedig, Aloys Greither, Werner Dausien, Hanau (illustrated)
  • The Strad, November, 1974, London (illustrated)
  • The Violin Makers of the Guarneri Family, W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1931 (illustrated)


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