Andrea Guarneri, Cremona, 1684

Violin: 44278

Labeled, "Andreas Guarnerius fecit Cremone sub titulo Sanctæ Teresiæ 1684."

Back: Two-piece of horizontal narrow curl

Top: pf medium to open grain, with a knot mark on the lower left flank

Scroll: of plain wood cut on the slab

Ribs: of curl similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.4 cm

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Pohjola Bank Art Foundation
2001-2012 Reported stolen

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1962)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1962)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1962)

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  • Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 4, 1982, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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