Gioffredo Cappa, Saluzzo, date unknown


Violin: 45211

Manuscript label, dated 1697 (Saluzzo)

Back: One-piece of small curl

Top: of irregular grain

Scroll: of fainter figure

Ribs: of fainter figure

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.1 cm

Provenance

until 1913 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1913 O. G. Haarbleichen
until 1953 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1953 W. Channon
until 1981 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1981 Anonymous
in 1990 Sold by Bongartz's
in 1991 Sold by Christie's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1981)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1953)

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References

  • Bongartz's Musical Art and Objects Auction Catalog, November 19, 1990, Cologne, Bongartz's, Bongartz's, Cologne (illustrated)
  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 31, 1989, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 26, 1991, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)

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