Bernardo Calcagno, Genoa, 1743

Violin: 44802

Partly legible: "Bernardus Calcanius Fecit Genuae Anno 1743."

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

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

Scroll: plain

Ribs: plain

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm


in 1983 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1913)

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  • Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 25, 1983, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive


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