Giuseppe Antonio Ceruti, Mantua, 1855

Small Violin: 49571

Bearing its original label, "Joseph Ceruti filius Joannis Baptistae Cremonensis fecit anno 1855."

Back: Two-piece

Top: of open medium grain

Scroll: of very faint narrow curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 34.8 cm

Upper bouts: 15.9 cm

Middle bouts: 10.7 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm

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from 2007 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Eric Blot, Cremona (2007)

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  • Bonhams Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 11, 2002, London, Bonhams, Bonhams, London (illustrated)
  • Correspondence with Dai-Ting Chung, consultant for the Chi-Mei Foundation, November, 2007
  • Private Archives - 10072
  • The Late Cremonese Violin Makers, Dmitry Gindin, Editioni Novecento, Cremona (illustrated)
  • The Legend of Italian Violins: Brescian and Cremonese Violin Makers 1550-1950, Dai Ting Chung, Wen-Lo Shi (illustrated)


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