Giovanni Guidanti, Bologna, c. 1710

Violin: 93944

Labeled, "Joannes Florenus Guidantus, Fecit Bononiæ anno 1710."

The head later.

Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with wide-width flame ascending from the center.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with narrow-width grain broadening toward the edges.

Scroll: of plainer maple.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of a golden-brown color.

Length of back: 35.0 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.2 cm

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in 1955 Pierre Teilhac
until 2020 Anonymous
in 2020 Sold by Tarisio
from 2020 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Tarisio, New York, NY (2020)
  • Certificate: Jean-Jacques Rampal, Paris (2017)
  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Ratcliff, London (2017) Dates the latest rings on the bass and treble sides to 1689 and 1690 respectively. Printed report available for purchase upon request.
  • Certificate: Bernard Millant, Paris (1992)
  • Certificate: Émile Français, Paris (1955)

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