Giovanni Battista Rogeri, Brescia, 1703

Violin: 43310

Bearing its original label, "Io. Bapt. Rogerius Bon, Nicolai Amatide Cremona alumnus Brixiae fecit Anno Domini 1703."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl slantin upwards slightly from the joint

Top: of fine grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.4 cm

Lower bouts: 20 cm


- Percy Woodgate
- Sold by Hamma & Co.
- Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
until 1904 George Hart
1904 - 1909 W. E. Hill & Sons
1909 - 1944 Louis Pecskai
1944 - 1946 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1946 Zlatko Balokovic
in 1952 Arthur N. Herman
until 1979 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1979 Current owner

Known players

Louis Pecskai

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1979)

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  • The Strad, September, 1952, London (illustrated)
  • Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Walter Hamma & Co., Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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