Matteo Goffriller, Venice, date unknown, the 'Bedetti'

Cello: 45204

Labeled, "Carlo Bergonzi fece in Cremona. . . 1733."

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

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: of medium curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Dark golden brown

Length of back: 76.0 cm


- Jean Bedetti
until 1968 John & Arthur Beare
in 1970 Current owner

Known players

Jean Bedetti

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1971) #892.

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  • Christie's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 22, 1979, New York, Christie's, Christie's, New York (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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