Carlo Bergonzi I, Cremona, 1742, the 'Tegner, Caressa'


Violin: 43005

Back: Two-piece

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Notes:

In a certficate draft or copy, Emil Herrman attributes only the table and ribs to Bergonzi. The back, he says, is probably by Vuillaume, and the scroll is French work.

The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Washington, DC


"Table orig: rest Bohemian?"

W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive, W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive

Provenance

until 1897 V. Tegner
in 1900 Emil Hjorth & Sons
from 1903 K. A. Kellström
in 1936 Sold by Caressa & Francais
... ...
from 1942 Roger N. Chittolini
until 1948 Erich Lachmann
from 1948 Current owner

Known players

Mischa Violin

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Caressa & Francais, Paris (1903) States that the instrument is a work of Stradivari.
  • Certificate: Emil Hjorth & Sønner, Copenhagen
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart

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.)

References

  • Violins & Violinists, November, 1948, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)

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