Carlo Annibale Tononi, Venice, 1726

Violin: 42310

Labeled, "Carlo Tononi Bolognese, fece in Venezia, 1726."

Branded to the lower rib, "Carlo Tononi, 1766."

Back: Two-piece

Ribs: bears the brand of the maker showing the name of the maker in dark background below the end-pin

Varnish: Light orange-red

Length of back: 35.8 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm

There are 4 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Sold by Hamma & Co.
Ernest Löwenfeld
until 1922 Flavian Vanderkeven
... ...
from 1943 Curt Wunderlich & Son
in c. 2005 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Bein & Fushi, Inc (photocopy), Chicago, IL (1996)
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Cincinnati, OH (1943)

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.)


  • Violins & Violinists, July-August, 1954, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Strad, September, 2001, Orpheus, London
  • Bein & Fushi Catalog, Winter, 1997, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Die Geigen und Lautenmacher vom Mitteralter bis zur Gegenwart, Willibald Freiherr von Lütgendorff, Frankfurter Verlags-Anstalt, Frankfurt am Main (illustrated)
  • Meisterwerke Italienischer Geigenbaukunst, Fridolin Hamma, Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 10842
  • The Strad 2005 Calendar, Newsquest Specialist Media, London (illustrated)


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