Giovanni Battista Rogeri, Brescia, 1686

Violin: 46586

Bearing its original label, "Jo, Bapt Rogerius Bon Nicolai Amati de Cremona alumnus Brixiae fecit Anno Domini 1686."

Back: One peice of small curl sloping downwards from left to right

Top: of very fine grain in the center, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: of wood similar to the ribs

Ribs: of somewhat broader figure

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 17 cm

Middle bouts: 11.4 cm

Lower bouts: 20.8 cm


from 1944 L. P. Balmforth & Son
in 1955 Sold by C. F. Langonet & Son
until 1959 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1959 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London "A characteristic example, in a good state of preservation."

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  • The Strad, January, 1955, London (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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