Santo Serafin, Venice, 1747

Violin: 44695

Labeled, "Sanctus Seraphin / Utinensis Fecit / Venetiis Ann. 1747."

Back: Two-piece of bird's-eye maple

Top: of fine grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden orange-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm


Sold by Harry A. Duffy
Sold by Jacques Français
from 1976 Unknown
in 1987 Sold by Christie's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1976) #1089.

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  • Christie's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 29, 1987, London, Christie's, Christie'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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