Pietro Guarneri of Mantua, Mantua, 1689

Violin: 42477

Bearing its original label, "Petrus Guarnerius Cremonensis filius Andreae fecit Mantuae sub. Tit. Sanctae Tersiae 1689" (the last digit is handwritten).

Back: One-piece showing narrow flames that descend slightly from right to left

Scroll: attributed to Sanctus Seraphin around 1750

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 11.4 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm

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


until 1949 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1949 Max Rostal
until 1969 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1969 Miss Maeve Broderick
from 1987 Landeskreditbank Baden Württemburg

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1969)
  • Certificate: Hieronymus Köstler, Stuttgart

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  • Die L-Bank Instrumentensammlung, Landeskreditbank Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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