Giovanni Francesco Pressenda, Turin, 1838

Violin: 65489

Labeled, "Joannes Franciscus Pressenda q. Raphael fecit Taurini anno Domini 1838."

Back: in one piece of quarter-sawn maple with flame of medium width descending slightly from treble to bass.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with narrow width grain at the centre widening to the edges.

Scroll: similar.

Ribs: similar.

Varnish: of a reddish-brown color.

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 11.0 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm


in 1951 Anonymous
until 2013 Anonymous
in 2013 Sold by Tarisio
from 2013 Anonymous
until 2020 Anonymous
in 2020 Sold by Tarisio Private Sales
in 2020 Anonymous
from 2020 Anonymous
from 2020 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Beare Violins Ltd, London (2018)
  • Receipt: Laurence Naisby & Son, Liverpool (1951) Mentioning an accompanying W. E. Hill & Sons certificate.

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