Carlo Bergonzi I, Cremona, c. 1720-30, the 'Gillott, Eissler'

Violin: 51665

Label dated 1731.

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 10.5 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

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until 1776 Giovanni Battista Cabrinetti
from 1776 Count Ignazio Alessandro Cozio di Salabue
until 1872 Joseph Gillott
from 1872 W. S. Woodward
until 1889 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1889 Marianne Eissler
until 1971 Étienne Vatelot
from 1971 Jean Sachs
until 1975 Hamma & Co.
from 1975 Dr. Hans Kaup
from c. 2000 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Invoice: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (1975)
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (1975)
  • Certificate: Étienne Vatelot, Paris (1971)
  • Letter: Arthur Phillips Hill, London (1942) To Miss Clara Eissler.

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  • Ars Musica, Aloys Greither, Bayer AG, Heft 12 (illustrated)
  • Carlo Bergonzi: A Cremonese Master Unveiled (supplement to The Strad, June, 2010), Christopher Reuning, editor, Consorzio Liutai Antonio Stradivari, Cremona (illustrated)


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