José Contreras I, Madrid, 1767


Violin: 47675

Labeled, "Matriti Per Granademsem Josephum Contreras ann 1767"

Back: One-piece with curl ascending to the right

Top: of even narrow grain

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Red-brown on a golden-brown ground

Length of back: 36.1 cm

References

  • Phillip's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 20, 1997, London, Phillip's, Phillip's, London (illustrated)
  • The Strad, February, 2010, Newsquest, London (illustrated)

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