Tommaso Balestrieri, Mantua, 1759

Violin: 46275

Labeled, "Thomas Balestrieri Cremonesis, fecit Mantuae 1759."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl

Top: of fine to medium grain

Scroll: of faint curl

Ribs: of medium curl

Varnish: Golden orange

Length of back: 35.3 cm


in 2004 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Insurance valuation: Horst E. Kloss, Brighton, MA (1982)
  • Insurance valuation: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1970)

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  • Skinner's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 17, 2004, Boston, Skinner, Skinner, Boston (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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