David Tecchler, Rome, 1719

Violin: 43335

Bearing its original label, "David Tecchler fecit Romae Anno Dni 1719."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl ascending from left to right

Top: of pine of fine grain in the center, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm


until 1945 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1945 Hugh May
until 1951 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1951 Unknown
until 1961 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1961 Professor Hugo Theorell
in 1977 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1961)

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  • Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Hamma & Co., Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 17, 1977, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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