Vincenzo Rugeri, Cremona, 1690

Violin: 45314

Labeled, "Vincenzo Ruger detto il Per In Cremona 1693."

Back: Two-piece cut on the slab of irregular medium to narrow curl

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: almost plain

Ribs: cut on the quarter of faint narrow curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm


in 2007 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: D. R. Hill & Son, Great Missenden (2007)
  • Certificate: J.J. Van Der Geest (photocopy), Johannesburg (1946)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons (photocopy), London (1944)

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 22, 1988, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 2, 2007, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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