Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Milan, 1750

Violin: 44742

Labeled, "Joannes Baptista Placentinus, fecit Mediolani 1763."

Back: One-piece of almost horizontal medium curl

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

Scroll: of medium broad curl

Ribs: of broad curl

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm

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until 1942 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Louis Green, New York, NY (1942)
  • Bill of sale: Louis Green, New York, NY (1942)
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, NY (1941)

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 19, 1986, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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