Michele Platner, Rome, 1722

Violin: 45375

Labeled, "Michæl Platner fecit Romæ Anno 1722."

Back: Two-piece of narrow curl descending from the joint

Top: of fine grain in the center, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: of faint medium curl

Ribs: of faint medium curl

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.5 cm


until 1988 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1988) #2918.
  • Certificate: G. D. Gardella (1962)

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 12, 1986, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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