Carlo Bergonzi I, Cremona, 1739

Violin: 47781

Labeled, "Anno 1739, Carlo Bergonzi / fece in Cremona."

Back: One-piece of narrow curl ascending from left to right

Top: of mostly medium grain

Scroll: of medium curl

Ribs: somewhat plainer

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.5 cm


in 1984 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Insurance valuation: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1984)
  • Certificate: Rembert Wurlitzer Inc., New York, NY (1964) With photographs, signed by Simone Sacconi, Harry Duffy & Dario D'Attili.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1899)

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  • Christie's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 31, 1984, New York, Christie's, Christie's, New York (illustrated)


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