Giovanni Tononi, Bologna, 1699

Violin: 48526

Bearing its original label, "Joannes Tunonus fecit Bouonia in Platea Pauaglionis Anno Domini 1699."

Back: Two-piece, somewhat plain

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm

Upper bouts: 16.2 cm

Middle bouts: 11.4 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm


in 1923 Violet Vaughan
... ...
in 1959 Sold by Puttick & Simpson
1959 - 1992 Gerald Segelman
from 1992 Segelman Trust

Known players

Violet Vaughan

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1960)
  • Certificate: Joseph Chanot, London (1935) before 1935

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  • The Cremona, Rev. A. Willan, The Sanctuary Press, London, August 17, 1908 (illustrated)
  • Joannes Tononi
  • Mr Black's Violins: The extraordinary obsession of Gerald Segelman, Andrew Hooker, Cozio Publishing, Boston


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