Paolo Castello, Genoa, 1776

Violin: 44701

Labeled, "Paulus Castello fecit Genuae Anno 1776."

Back: One-piece of irregular medium to narrow curl ascending steeply from left to right

Top: of narrow grain on the flanks of the treble side opening out towards the center and the flanks of the bass side

Scroll: almost plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm


in 1988 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: L. P. Balmforth & Son, Leeds (1968)

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 31, 1988, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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