David Tecchler, Rome, 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

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

Certificates & Documents

  • 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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