Labeled, "Enrico Marchetti Mediolanensis, premiato di quindici medaglie alle, primarie esposizioni estere e nazionali, fecit in Cuorgn anno domini 1911, MCE." Signed to the label, "Torino, per la mia cara Laura" (For my dear Laura).
Inscribed to the inside top, "Enrico Marchetti fece in Torino quest'opera nell 'anno 1911 per la sua cara moglie Laura dedicato ad essa ogni pensiero tuo Enrico. Torino 9/12-1911" (Enrico Marchetti made this work in Turin in the year 1911 for his dear wife Laura. Every thought dedicated to her, your Enrico. Turin 9/12-1911).
Rosewood fittings. Buyers exporting this lot outside of the EU will not receive the rosewood fittings.
Back: in two pieces of un-figured quarter cut maple with faint broad-width flame descending from the centre joint towards the edges.
Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium-width grain, slightly broadening towards the edges.
Scroll: of similar wood to the back
Ribs: of similar wood to the back.
Varnish: of a golden reddish brown colour.
Length of back: 74.7 cm
Upper bouts: 34.2 cm
Middle bouts: 23.5 cm
Lower bouts: 43.7 cm
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