David Tecchler, Rome, c. 1726

Violin: 45289

Bearing its original label, "David Tecchler Fecit / Romæ Anno Dni 17-6."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl ascending from the joint

Top: of fine grain

Scroll: original, of fainter medium curl

Ribs: of curl similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.4 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 19.9 cm

There are 16 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


until 1900 W. E. Hill & Sons
in 1900 Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
in 1900 Baker
from 1900 A. W. Whitehead
until 2010 Anonymous
in 2010 Sold by Tarisio
from 2010 Anonymous
from c. 2017 and in 2022
until 2023 Anonymous
in 2023 Sold by Tarisio
from 2023 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Tarisio, Berlin (2023)
  • Certificate: Bein & Fushi, Inc (photocopy), Chicago, IL (2004)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons (photocopy), London (1900)

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  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 28, 1990, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
  • Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 23-25, 1988, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Tarisio Fine Musical Instruments Online Auction Catalog, April 29-30, 2010, Tarisio, Tarisio, New York (illustrated)


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