Francesco Gobetti, Venice, 1721

Violin: 44680

Labeled, "Franciscus Gobetti Fecit Venetiis 1721."

Back: One-piece of broad curl descending from left to right

Top: of medium grain in the center, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: of plain wood

Ribs: of narrow curl

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.1 cm


- Simone Fernando Sacconi
- Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1967) #189.
  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 30, 1987, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Stringed Instruments Auction Catalog, November 12, 1987, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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