Francesco Rugeri, Cremona, 1685


Violin: 43588

Labeled, "Francesco Ruger detto il Per in Cremona nell' anno 1685."

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 35.5 cm

There are 5 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.

Provenance

in 2003 Sold by Sotheby's
- Current owner

Known players

Alina Ibragimova

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: John C. Topham, Surrey (2003) Youngest growth rings from each side are from 1671 and 1669. The instrument shows a distinctive short series of narrow rings around the dates 1618 and 1619, a feature unique to Francesco Ruggieri.

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References

  • Askonas Holt - Making Music Happen
  • Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, July 15, 2003, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive

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