Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Piacenza, 1740

Violin: 44405

Labeled, "Joannes Baptista filius Laurentji Guadagnini fecit Placentiae 1740."

Back: One-piece of medium to broad curl

Top: of pine of fine grain at the center, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.0 cm


in 1974 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Max Möller & Son, Amsterdam (1961)
  • Certificate: Max Möckel, Berlin (1917)

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  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 21, 1974, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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