Lorenzo Storioni, Cremona, 1779

Violin: 75725

Labeled, "Laurentius Storioni fecit, Cremonie 1779."

Back: Two-piece of hard root stock maple which has a very strong, peculiar figuring

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange-red

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.7 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm

There are 14 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


in 1931 Sold by Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
... ...
in c. 1980 Sold by William Moennig & Son
from c. 1980 Miguel Vazques, Jr.
in 1982 Sold by Harry A. Duffy
until 2017 Anonymous
in 2017 Sold by Tarisio Private Sales
from 2017 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Harry A. Duffy, Miami, FL (1980)

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  • Lorenzo Storioni, Cremona, 1779, Harry A. Duffy (illustrated)
  • Journal of the Violin Society of America, Vol. XII, No. 1, Duane Rosengard, The Queens College Press, Flushing, NY (illustrated)
  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 10746
  • World of Strings, Fall, 1961, William Moennig & Sons, Philadelphia (illustrated)
  • Lyon & Healy Rare Old Violins, Violas & Violoncellos (1931), Part 1, Lyon & Healy, Chicago (illustrated)


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