Carlo Guadagnini I, Turin, 1806

Violin: 48766

Bearing its original label, "Carlo Guadagnini fece / in Torino nell'anno 1806 / Dirimpetto a Facaldo C+G/T."

Back: One-piece of native maple with small horizontal curl

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: plain

Ribs: plain

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 10.9 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

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


in 1993 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Ludwig Tröstler, Vienna (1991)
  • Certificate: N. E. Simoutre, Basel (1961) before 1961
  • Certificate: Fridolin Hamma, Stuttgart (1961) before 1961
  • Certificate: Roger & Max Millant, Paris (1961) before 1961
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (1957)
  • Certificate: G. Defut, Paris (1952)
  • Certificate: Roger & Max Millant, Paris (1950)
  • Certificate: N. E. Simoutre, Basel (1908)

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.)


  • The Strad, September, 1961, London (illustrated)
  • Italienische Geigenbauer (1957), Karel Jalovec, Artia, Prague, 1957 (illustrated)
  • Meister Italienischer Geigenbaukunst (8th Edition), Hamma & Co., Florian Noetzel Verlag, Wilhelmshaven (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 29, 1993, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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