Arthur Edward Smith, Sydney, 1959, the 'Ricci, Wicks'

Violin: 78591

Labeled, "Arthur E. Smith, Sydney, Faciebat Anno 1959."

Branded internally, "A. E. Smith." A copy, loosely inspired by the "ex-Huberman" Guarneri "del Gesù".

Read our Cozio Carteggio interview with Camilla Wicks discussing this violin.

Back: in one piece of quarter cut maple with medium-fine flame descending from the bass side.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium width grain narrowing slightly at the center seam.

Scroll: of maple with medium width flame.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of a brown-orange color.

Length of back: 35.2 cm


1959 - 1963 Ruggiero Ricci
1963 - 2017 Camilla Wicks
in 2017 Sold by Tarisio
from 2017 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Proforma Certificate: Tarisio NY, New York, NY (2017)

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