Giovanni Battista Rogeri, Brescia, 1700, the 'Posner'

Violin: 43714

Bearing its original label.

Back: Two-piece of small curl ascending from the center joint

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

There are 4 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


in 1924 Sold by Nathan E. Posner
in 1927 Mrs. Mary Henderson
- Elgot Henderson
from 2003 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1925)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1924)

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • Correspondence with consultant for the Chi Mei Collection, September, 2005
  • Violins & Violinists, December, 1951, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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