Francesco Rugeri, Cremona, date unknown

Violin: 45295

Labeled, "Francesco Rugier detto il Per Cremona 17**."

Back: One-piece cut on the slab

Top: of medium to broad grain

Scroll: of faint medium curl

Ribs: of narrow curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm


until 1959 Jacques Français
from 1959 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1960) #700.
  • Certificate: Silvestre & Maucotel, Paris (1908)
  • Certificate: August Herrmann, Berlin (1900)

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 23-25, 1988, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 57 (illustrated)


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