Lorenzo & Tomaso Carcassi, Florence, 1775

Violin: 45232

Labeled, "Lor° Tom° Carcassi / in Firenze nell' Anno 1775 / All' Insegna del Giglio" and stamped T967 at the end of the fingerboard.

Back: Two-piece of narrow curl

Top: of fine to medium grain

Scroll: of irregular curl

Ribs: of irregular curl

Varnish: Golden-orange

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 10.8 cm

Lower bouts: 20.1 cm

There are 3 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


in 1992 Sold by Phillip's
... ...
in 2000 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Kenneth Warren & Son, Chicago, IL (2009)
  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (2000) #5520.

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  • Christie's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 5, 2000, New York, Christie's, Christie's, New York (illustrated)
  • Phillip's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 21, 1991, London, Phillip's, Phillip's, London (illustrated)
  • Phillip's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 19, 1992, London, Phillip's, Phillip's, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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