Pietro Guarneri of Mantua, Mantua, 1698, the 'Shapiro'


Violin: 42324

Back: Two-piece

Top: of fine-grained spruce, ornamented with fleur-de-lis in the corners

Scroll: of same wood as back

Varnish: Orange-brown

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Notes:

Slightly under normal measurements.

Wurlitzer Collection of Rare Violins, Violas & Violoncellos - 1931, Part 1, Lyon & Healy Rare Old Violins, Violas & Violoncellos (1931), Part 1, Chicago

Provenance

until 1929 W. E. Hill & Sons
in 1931 Sold by Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
- Laurence Shapiro
- Sold by Bein & Fushi, Inc
in 2002 Current owner

References

  • Bein & Fushi 1982 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Strad, November, 2002, Joanna Pieters, Orpheus, London (illustrated)
  • Lyon & Healy Rare Old Violins, Violas & Violoncellos (1931), Part 1, Lyon & Healy, Chicago (illustrated)

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