Giovanni Battista Grancino I, Milan, date unknown

Violin: 43464

Labeled, "Givoanni Grancino in Contrada Largha di Milano al segno / della Corona 1662."

Back: Two-piece of plain wood

Top: of medium to open grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Red over golden ground

Length of back: 35.4 cm


in 1996 Sold by Christie's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Max Möller & Son, Amsterdam (1965)
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann (1934)

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  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 12, 1996, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
  • Emil Herrmann Rare Violins (Meistergeigen) 1927-28, Emil Herrmann, New York (illustrated)


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