Giovanni Guidanti, Bologna, 1738

Violin: 45003

Labeled, "Joannes Florenus Guidantus Fecit Bononiae Anno 1738."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl descending from the joint

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.9 cm


until 1935 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1935 Dr. Leigh Phillips
until 1937 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1937 Kai Kajanus
in 1989 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1937)

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 30, 1989, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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