Matteo Goffriller, Venice, 1696

Violin: 42512

Back: Two-piece of semi-slab-cut maple

Top: of fine- to medium-grain spruce

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 11.1 cm

Lower bouts: 20 cm

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until 1929 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1929 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
in 1931 Sold by William Lewis & Son
until 1931 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1931 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, Ltd, Vienna (1995) X-878.
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, NY (1931)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1931)

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  • Private Papers
  • Lyon & Healy Rare Old Violins, Violas & Violoncellos (1931), Part 1, Lyon & Healy, Chicago


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