Domenico Montagnana, Venice, 1731

Violin: 44192

Bearing a facsimile label by Hills: "Dominicus Montagnana sub signum Cremonae Venetiis 1736."

Back: Two-piece of medium to broad curl ascending from the joint

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

Scroll: of much fainter curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm


until 1953 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1953 Unknown
in 1977 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (2013)

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  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 11-12, 1977, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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