Pietro Guarneri of Mantua, Mantua, 1715

Violin: 44621

Bearing its original label, "Petrus Guarnerius Cremonensis fecit Mantuae sub tit. Sanctae Teresiae 1715."

Back: Two-piece, cut on the slab, of irregular medium curl

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: of faint narrow curl

Ribs: cut on the quarter of medium curl

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm


until 1948 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1948 Mrs. R. Bor
in 1969 Sold by Sotheby's
from 1969 G. Black
in 1983 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1948)

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  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 7, 1983, Part I, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 27, 1969, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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