Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', Cremona, 1734, the 'Heberlein, le Guillet'
Labeled, "Joseph Guarnerius fecit, Cremonae anno 1734."
Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with medium flame descending slightly from the center seam.
Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium width grain.
Scroll: of plain maple.
Ribs: of similar wood.
Varnish: of an orangish brown color.
Length of back: 35.0 cm
Upper bouts: 16.4 cm
Middle bouts: 11.0 cm
Lower bouts: 20.2 cm
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|in 1931||Mrs. Silcock|
|-||Dr. Ulrich Hermann Heberlein|
|in 2009||Walter Gaisford|
|in 2010||Current owner|
- Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010 (illustrated)
- Christophe Landon Rare Violins 2010 Calendar, New York (illustrated)
- Private Archives - 1610
- The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
- The Violin Makers of the Guarneri Family, W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1931