Giovanni Battista Ceruti, Cremona, 1808

Viola: 45217

Labeled, "Jo. Baptista Ceruti Cremonensis / fecit Cremonae An. 1808."

Back: Two-piece of irregular medium curl

Top: of open grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Red-brown over a golden ground

Length of back: 41.2 cm


until 1956 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1956 P. Hughs
in 1989 Sold by Christie's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1956)

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  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 31, 1989, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)


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