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

Provenance

in 1951 Anonymous
until 2013 Anonymous
in 2013 Sold by Tarisio
from 2013 Anonymous
in 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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