Pietro Guarneri of Mantua, Mantua, 1695

Violin: 43374

Labeled, "Petrus Guarnrius Cremonensis fecit Mantua sub tit Sanctae Teresiae 1695?."

Back: One-piece of irregular broad curl sloping downwards from right to left

Top: of pine of medium grain

Scroll: of faint curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.8 cm


in 1970 Sold by Sotheby's
from 1970 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Hug & Co., Zurich (1936)
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (1934)

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  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
  • Italienische Geigenbauer (1957), Karel Jalovec, Artia, Prague, 1957 (illustrated)
  • Meisterwerke Italienischer Geigenbaukunst, Fridolin Hamma, Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 22, 1970, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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