Giovanni Francesco Pressenda, Turin, 1844, the 'Posselt'


Violin: 50208

Bearing its original label.

Back: One-piece

Varnish: Dark red; all original

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 11.1 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm

Provenance

- Ruth Posselt
from 1937 Antonio Citella
- Juilliard School of Music

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Caressa & Français, Paris
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann ". . .erstklassig. . ."

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References

  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)

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