Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Turin, 1773

Violin: 44931

Labeled, "Jo: Bap: Guadagnini Cremonen: fecit Taurini directione D. I. A. Cotii / Typis Antonii Stradivari 1773."

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

Top: of broad grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.1 cm


until 1985 Yoko Matsuo Levitch
in 1985 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1926)

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  • Sotheby Parke Bernet Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 19, 1985, New York, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, New York (illustrated)


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