Vincenzo Rugeri, Cremona, 1697
Labeled, "Vincenzo Ruger detto il per / in Cremona 1697."
Back: One-piece, with an original wing in the bass flank
Top: of fine medium grain
Scroll: of broader curl
Ribs: of curl similar to back
Varnish: Golden orange-brown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Upper bouts: 17 cm
Middle bouts: 10.8 cm
Lower bouts: 20.95 cm
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Notes:"The lower part of the back is inlaid with a "wing" which is from the same maple wood used for the back of another Vincenzo's violin now owned by the royal Academy of Music, London."
The Legend of Italian Violins: Brescian and Cremonese Violin Makers 1550-1950, Dai Ting Chung, The Legend of Italian Violins: Brescian and Cremonese Violin Makers 1550-1950
|until 1970||Jacques Français|
|from 1970||Clarence Huber|
|from 2006||Chi-Mei Culture Foundation, Taiwan|
|in c. 2010||Chi-Mei Culture Foundation, Taiwan|
Certificates & Documents
- Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1972) #936.
- Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1925)
Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)
- Private Archives - 10072
- Skinner's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 16, 2005, Boston, Skinner, Skinner, Boston (illustrated)
- The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
- The Legend of Italian Violins: Brescian and Cremonese Violin Makers 1550-1950, Dai Ting Chung, Wen-Lo Shi (illustrated)