Francesco Rugeri, Cremona, date unknown


Violin: 45052

Labeled, "Francesco Ruger detto il Per Cremona 1690"

Back: Two-piece cut on the slab of faint medium curl descending from the joint

Top: of medium to fine grain on the treble side, opening out to broad grain on the bass side

Scroll: later, of faint broad curl

Ribs: cut on the slab of faint medium curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm

Provenance

in 1966 Sold by Sotheby's
from 1966 Gehrig
in 1982 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1952)

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References

  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments, Part II Auction Catalog, November 4, 1982, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)

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