Michele Angelo Bergonzi, Cremona, 1747

Violin: 46963

Back: Two-piece of medium horizontal curl

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Brown-red over a golden ground

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.1 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm


Sold by Erich Lachmann
in 1931 Marie Caslova
... ...
in 1963 Jack Weaver
until 1990 Jacques Français
from 1990 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1990) #3016.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1931) "The outline has been slightly modified at top, presu,ably to shorten the stop."
  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London

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