Carlo Bergonzi I, Cremona, 1723


Violin: 43140

Labeled, "Anno 1723 Carlo Bergonzi / Fece in Cremona" with the leters "mona" written in later.

Back: Two-piece with medium flaming

Top: of even medium grain

Scroll: Italian, of medium faint curl

Varnish: Golden-brown on a yellow ground

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.3 cm

Lower bouts: 20.45 cm

Provenance

- Sold by Hamma & Co.
in 1897 Dr. Alfred Philips
... ...
from 1937 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Association des Maitre Luthiers Suisse (1960)
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (1934)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1897)

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References

  • Alte Meistergeigen: Band III und IV, Die Cremoneser Schule / Antonius Stradivarius, Verband Schweizerischer Geigenbaumeister, Verlag Edwin Bochinsky, Frankfurt am Main (illustrated)
  • Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Walter Hamma, Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven (illustrated)
  • Private Papers

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