Matteo Goffriller, Venice, 1710, the 'Funkhauser'


Viola: 47448

Bearing a facsimile label, dated 1729.

Back: One-piece, cut on the slab.

Scroll: Not original.

Length of back: 40.67 cm

Upper bouts: 19.27 cm

Middle bouts: 12.6 cm

Lower bouts: 23.6 cm

There are 2 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Notes:

Shown at the Exhibition of Venetian instruments in Boston, May, 2002.

The Violinmakers of Venice, The Violinmakers of Venice: 1582-1885 (CD-ROM), Boston

Provenance

from 2006 Dextra Musica

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: John C. Topham, Surrey Dating the youngest tree ring to 1667.
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann #6705.
  • Certificate: Rembert Wurlitzer, New York, NY
  • Certificate: William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, PA

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.)

References

  • Ole Bull 2010: Dextra Musica Collection, John Dilworth, Bergen (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 10746
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • The Violinmakers of Venice: 1582-1885 (CD-ROM), Reuning & Son Violins, Boston (illustrated)

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