Giovanni Battista Grancino I, Milan, c. 1690

Violin: 42216

Labeled, "Giovanni Grancino in Contrada, Largha di Milano al Segno, della Corona 1687."

Sold with a fingerboard bearing the Hill # 7983. Rosewood pegs.

Back: Two-piece

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.0 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 11.3 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm

There is 1 additional image in the archive which is not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


until 1903 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1903 Pavey
in 1999 Sold by Bonhams
until 2017 Anonymous
in 2017 Sold by Tarisio
from 2017 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1903)
  • Receipt: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1903)

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  • Bonhams Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 17, 1999, Knightsbridge, Bonhams, Bonhams, London (illustrated)


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