Carlo Giuseppe Testore, Milan, 1703

Violin: 45248

Bearing its original label, and branded on the button.

Back: One-piece cut on the slab

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 10.6 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm


until 1894 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1894 A. J. Newton
until 1954 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1954 William Moennig & Son
in 2004 Current owner

Known players

Elizabeth Field

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1954)

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  • The Strad 1998 Calendar, Orpheus Publications, London (illustrated)
  • brandywinebaroque
  • Journal of the Violin Society of America, Vol. XIV, No. 3, Philip J. Kass, The Queens College Press, Flushing, NY (illustrated)


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