Francesco Rugeri, Cremona, 1670

Cello: 44775


Back: Two-piece cut on the slab of narrow curl ascending slightly from the joint

Top: of medium to fine grain

Scroll: later, cut on the quarter of faint narrow curl

Ribs: cut on the slab

Varnish: Golden-orange

Length of back: 75.8 cm


until 1926 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1946) ". . . Its restoration was carried out by ourselves and the modification made to restore it to its original size was also carried out in our workshops."
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1926)
  • Receipt: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1926)

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  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 21, 1984, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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