Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Piacenza, 1742, the 'Moller'

Violin: 44244

Back: One-piece cut on the half slab

Top: of fine grain on the bass side and wider on the treble side

Scroll: plain

Varnish: Red

Length of back: 35.35 cm

Upper bouts: 16.15 cm

Middle bouts: 10.64 cm

Lower bouts: 20.14 cm


- Sold by Bein & Fushi, Inc
in 1984 J. Patrick Rafferty
... ...
in 1991 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1991)

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  • Bein & Fushi 1984 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Duane Rosengard, Carteggio Media, Haddonfield, NJ (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • Journal of the Violin Society of America, Vol. XIX, No. 2, Christopher Reuning, The Queens College Press, Flushing, NY (illustrated)


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