Lorenzo Storioni, Cremona, 1778

Cello: 45473

Labeled, "Laurentius Storioni fecit / Cremona 1778."

Back: Two-piece of faint narrow curl

Top: of medium to broad grain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange gold

Length of back: 73.15 cm

Upper bouts: 34 cm

Middle bouts: 24.3 cm

Lower bouts: 43.55 cm

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from 2007 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation
in c. 2010 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Kenneth Warren & Son, Chicago, IL (2007) Attributes the instrument in all its parts to Lorenzo Storioni.
  • Certificate: William Lewis & Son, Chicago, IL (1948)

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  • Christie's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 15, 2000, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
  • Correspondence with Dai-Ting Chung, consultant for the Chi-Mei Foundation, November, 2007
  • Private Archives - 10072
  • The Late Cremonese Violin Makers, Dmitry Gindin, Editioni Novecento, Cremona (illustrated)


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