Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Brescia, c. 1610

Cello: 71275

Labeled, "Gio. Paolo Magi . . in Bressa."

Back: Two-piece, plain, cut on the slab; double-purfled

Top: of medium to fine grain; double-purfled

Scroll: plain

Ribs: cut on the slab of faint medium to narrow curl

Varnish: Red-brown; table revarnished

Length of back: 75.6 cm

Upper bouts: 37.3 cm

Lower bouts: 47.5 cm

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in 1982 Anonymous
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in 1996 Anonymous
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in 2008 Anonymous
in c. 2010 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation, Taiwan

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Peter Biddulph, London (2008)
  • Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, Ltd, Vienna (2004)
  • Letter: Charles Beare, London (1996)
  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (1982)

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  • Private Archives - 10072
  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 5, 1984, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • The Strad 2002 Calendar, Orpheus Publications, London (illustrated)


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