Andrea Guarneri, Cremona, 1679

Violin: 45659

Bearing its original label, "Andreas Guarnerius Cremone . . . 1679."

Back: Two-piece of irregular small curl

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Red-brown over a golden ground

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.3 cm

Middle bouts: 11.05 cm

Lower bouts: 23.8 cm


in 1990 Sold by Christie's
in 1992 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, Ltd, Vienna (1992) X-847.

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  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 28, 1990, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
  • Private Papers


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