Gaspar Lorenzini, Piacenza, 1740

Violin: 46324

Back: Two-piece, with wings in the lower flanks

Top: of medium grain, broadening towards the flanks

Scroll: plainer

Ribs: plainer

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.1 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20 cm

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in 2006 Sold by Reuning & Son Violins
in 2007 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation
in c. 2010 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Bein & Fushi, Inc, Chicago, IL (2006) Attributes the instrument to Gaspare Lorenzini.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London Attributes the instrument to Lorenzo Guadagnini.

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.)


  • Correspondence with Dai-Ting Chung, consultant for the Chi-Mei Foundation, November, 2007
  • Private Archives - 10072
  • Reuning & Son Violins Newsletter: Winter 2002-2003, Reuning & Son, Boston (illustrated)
  • Journal of the Violin Society of America, Vol. XIX, No. 2, Christopher Reuning, The Queens College Press, Flushing, NY (illustrated)


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