Giuseppe Guarneri 'filius Andreae', Cremona, 1710, the 'Parzival'
Labeled, "Joseph filius Andrea Guarnerius filius Andrea fecit Cremone sub titulo S. Teresie 1710."
Back: in two pieces of attractive quarter sawn maple with irregular flame and horizontal bird's eye figurations.
Top: in one piece of spruce with grain of medium width widening to the bass side.
Scroll: of maple similar to the back.
Ribs: of maple with flame of medium width.
Varnish: of a reddish-brown color.
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Upper bouts: 16.3 cm
Middle bouts: 11.1 cm
Lower bouts: 20.1 cm
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|in 1920||Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons|
|from 1920||J Phillips|
|in 1983||Sold by Sotheby's|
|in 1989||Sold by John & Arthur Beare|
|in 2019||Sold by Tarisio Private Sales|
|from 2019||Current owner|
Certificates & Documents
- Certificate: John & Arthur Beare (photocopy), London (2011)
- Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons (photocopy), London (1920)
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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