Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1710, the 'Dancla, Milstein'

Violin: 43077

Bearing its original label.

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 35.2 cm

Upper bouts: 16.65 cm

Middle bouts: 10.8 cm

Lower bouts: 20.55 cm


until 1877 Florent
in 1877 Gand & Bernardel, Freres
from 1877 Caspar Gottlieb Meier
until 1884 Jean Baptiste Charles Dancla
in 1884 Charles François Gand
... ...
from 1884 and in 1914 M. Legrand
... ...
1925-1929 Rodman Wanamaker
from 1929 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
Dr. Isador Berger
Sold by Wurlitzer
1934-1946 Nathan Milstein
1946-1947 Emil Herrmann, New York
from 1947 Louis Krasner
Sold by Bein & Fushi, Inc
in 1984 and until 2008 Current owner

Known players

Nathan Milstein

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY (1946) Nr. 1011.
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Cincinnati, OH (1934)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1934)
  • Certificate: Caressa & Français, Paris

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.)


  • Antonio Stradivari in Japan, Shinichi Yokoyama, Gakken, Tokyo (illustrated)
  • Bein & Fushi 1983 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Bein & Fushi 1987 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999 (illustrated)
  • How Many Strads? - Supplemental Remarks
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)
  • We Love Stradivari, NHK (illustrated)


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