Giovanni Francesco Pressenda, Turin, 1835

Violin: 46408

Labeled, "Joannes Franciscus Pressenda q. Raphael / fecit Taurini anno Domini 1835."

Back: One-piece of small curl

Top: of medium to open grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of medium figure

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.5 cm


in 1943 Cyril W. Jacklin
... ...
from 1993 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, PA (1951)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1943)

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  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 3, 1993, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
  • The Strad, 1943, London, May 1943 (illustrated)
  • Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Hamma & Co., Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven (illustrated)
  • String Player, Vol. 1, No. 3
  • String Player, Vol. 2, No. 1 (illustrated)


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