Giuseppe Antonio Rocca, Turin, 1848


Violin: 46361

Labeled, "JOSEPH ROCCA fecit Taurini, anno Domini 1848 IHS"

Back: One-piece of almost horizontal medium curl

Top: of open grain

Scroll: of faint medium curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm

Provenance

until 1897 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1897 H. Vollmer
until 1971 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1971 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1975)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1971)

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References

  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 18, 1997, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)

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