Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Brescia, c. 1610

Viola: 44810


Back: One-piece

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 43.8 cm

Upper bouts: 20.7 cm

Middle bouts: 15 cm

Lower bouts: 26 cm

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from c. 1861 Anonymous
from 1920 Anonymous
in 1964 Anonymous
... ...
from 1964 and in 1991 Ervin Schiffer
... ...
from 2011 Alexander Van Wassenaer
from 2014 Current owner

Known players

Christopher Moore

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: John C. Topham, Surrey (2014)
  • Certificate: Andreas Post, Amsterdam (2012)
  • Certificate: Peter Biddulph, London (2011)
  • Certificate: Max Möller & Son, Amsterdam (1964)
  • Certificate: Carare J. Pineau, Paris (1939)
  • Certificate: Ancienne Maison de Lupot et Gand Frères, Paris (1864)

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  • The History of the Viola, Volume II, Maurice W. Riley (illustrated)


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