Pietro Pallotta, Perugia, 1801

Violin: 77824

Labeled, "Fatto da me Pierto Palotta, di Perugia l'anno 1801."

Illustrated in the Strad magazine Oct. 2011, vol. 122 no. 1458, p. 69.
Illustrated in "The makers of Central Italy" by Florian Leonhard, p. 126-129. Rosewood tailpiece, pegs and button.

Back: in two pieces of maple of stock close to the root with irregular figure and flame.

Top: in two pieces of spruce of fine width grain expanding towards the edges.

Scroll: of more regular flamed maple.

Ribs: of wood similar to the back.

Varnish: of a golden brown colour.

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.4 cm

There is 1 additional image in the archive which is not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


in 2017 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: Peter Körner, Mainz (2016)
  • Letter certificate: Enrico & Paul Politi (photocopy), Rome (1963)
  • Certificate: A.N.L.A.I. (photocopy), Rome
  • Certificate: Carlo Vettori (photocopy), Florence

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  • The Strad, October, 2011, Florian Leonhard, Newsquest Specialist Media, London (illustrated)
  • The Makers of Central Italy, Florian Leonhard, Florian Leonhard, Cremona (illustrated)


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