Michele Deconet, Venice, 1745

Violin: 48860

Labeled, "Dominicus Montagnana . . . 1742."

Back: Two-piece

Top: of grain widening towards the edges

Scroll: German

Ribs: of wood matching back

Varnish: Deep red

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16 cm

Middle bouts: 10.8 cm

Lower bouts: 20 cm

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


until 1973 Jacques Français
from 1973 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1973) #957.
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY

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 Emil Herrmann Collection - Part I, Andy Lim & Gregory Singer, Darling Publications, Cologne / New York (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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