Carlo Annibale Tononi, Bologna, 1715

Violin: 45363

Labeled, "Carolus Tononi fecit Bononiae in Via Saneti Mamantur *** Signo Sancte Cecile Anno Domine 1715" and branded "Carlo Tononi" by the button

Back: One-piece of horizontal broad curl

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: of curl similar to back

Ribs: of curl similar to back

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm

There are 2 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


- Edward Goschen
- Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
- Robert E. Brandt
- Herring Cooper
until 1941 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1941 Rev. W. H. A. Cullin
in 1950 Sold by Maurice Youngman
- Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Valuation: Erich Lachmann, Berlin (1954)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1950)
  • Letter: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1950)

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • The Strad 1994 Calendar, Orpheus Publications, London (illustrated)
  • The Strad, April, 1950, 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 12, 1986, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Violin and Lute Makers of Venice, Stefano Pio, Venice Research, Venice (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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