Carlo Giuseppe Testore, Milan, c. 1690


Violin: 86132

Labeled, "Carlo Giuseppe Testore, fecit in Contrada Larga di Milano, al segno dellaquila an. 1745."

Rosewood tailpiece. The head probably original.

Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with medium width flame descending from the center seam.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium-broad grain, narrowing at the center seam.

Scroll: of slightly plainer maple.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of a reddish orange-brown color.

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.4 cm

Middle bouts: 10.8 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm

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Provenance

in 1956
from 1956 Harriett Emerson
in 1976
until 2019 Anonymous
in 2019 Sold by Tarisio
from 2019 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Proforma Certificate: Tarisio NY, New York, NY (2019)
  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1976)
  • Certificate: Rembert Wurlitzer, New York, NY (1956)

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