Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Turin, 1772, the 'Friedrich, Cores'

Violin: 42642

Bearing its original label.

Back: One-piece

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.4 cm


in 1920 John Friedrich & Brothers
- Sold by Nathan E. Posner
- Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1946) before 12/31/1946
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann (1946)

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.)


  • Friedrich Brothers Rare Old Violins - 1920 Catalog, John Friedrich & Brothers, New York (illustrated)
  • The Guadagnini Family of Violin Makers, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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