Giuseppe Antonio Rocca, Turin, 1850

Violin: 46420

Labeled, "JOSEPH ROCCA fecit / Taurini anno Domini 1850 IHS."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl

Top: of even open grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Red over a golden ground

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11.25 cm

Lower bouts: 20.67 cm


in 1985 Sold by Christie's
... ...
in 2017 Dextra Musica

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1909)

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  • Christie's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 12, 1985, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
  • Ole Bull 2010: Dextra Musica Collection, John Dilworth, Bergen (illustrated)


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