Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c. 1718, the 'Székely, Michelangelo'

Violin: 43092

Labeled, "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis faciebat anno 1718."

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.2 cm

Middle bouts: 10.65 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm

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Count Ignazio Alessandro Cozio di Salabue
Sold by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume
Count de Cabriac
until 1928 Maucotel & Deschamps
1928-1948 Jaap de Graaff-Bachiene
1948-2001 Zoltán Székely
2003-2011 Eugene Fodor
2011-2011 Philip Greenberg
from 2011 Current owner

Known players

Zoltán Székely

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Ratcliff, London (2019) Dates the latest rings of the bass and treble sides as 1704 and 1701, respectively.
  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (2003)
  • Insurance valuation: Étienne Vatelot (photocopy), Paris (1966)
  • Letter: Maucotel & Deschamps (1937) To Mr. Jaap de Graaff.
  • Receipt: Maucotel & Deschamps (1928)

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.)


  • Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010 (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 1610
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)


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