Nicola Bergonzi, Cremona, c. 1780

Violin: 44338

Back: Two-piece of narrow curl; with wings in both lower flanks

Top: One-piece of fine to medium grain

Scroll: possibly later

Ribs: of medium curl

Varnish: Golden

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.2 cm

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in 2003 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (2001)

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  • The Strad, February, 2004, David Bonsey, Newsquest Specialist Media, London (illustrated)
  • Erlesene Streichinstrumente der Firma Koeckert, Renata Koeckert, Renata Koeckert, o.A, Munich (illustrated)
  • Italienische Violinen des 18. Jahrhunderts, John Huber, Verlag Erwin Bochinsky, Frankfurt am Main (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 1610
  • Skinner's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 19, 2003, Boston, Skinner, Skinner, Boston (illustrated)
  • The Late Cremonese Violin Makers, Dmitry Gindin, Editioni Novecento, Cremona (illustrated)


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