Domenico Montagnana, Venice, 1733, the 'Ex-Eisenberg'


Cello: 46599

Labeled, "Dominicus Montagnana, Sub Signum Cremonæ Venetia 1733."

Back: Two-piece of broad curl

Top: of even, rather open, grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-orange

Length of back: 74.0 cm

Upper bouts: 35.5

Middle bouts: 25.5

Lower bouts: 44.1

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Provenance

- Duke of Cambridge
in 1950 Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1950 Mrs. E. Stanfield
in 1956 Maurice Eisenberg
until 1973 Jacques Francais
from 1973 Current owner

Known players

Maurice Eisenberg

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1973) #963. "Grade: A+"
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1950)

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References

  • The Strad, January, 1956, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)

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