Francesco Rugeri, Cremona, 1660

Violin: 45288

Labeled, "Francescus Rugerius Alumnus Nicolai Amati fecit Cremonæ 1663"

Back: One-piece cut on the slab of horizontal medium to narrow curl

Top: of fine to medium grain, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: plain

Ribs: quarter-cut of medium curl

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1946) States that the head is contemporary Italian work.

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 23-25, 1988, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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