Instrument

  • ID: 5673
  • Type: violin
  • Maker: Andrea Guarneri
  • Year built: 1638-1699*
  • City: Cremona
  • Name:
 

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Label: "Andreas Guarnerius fecit Cremona sub titulo Sancta Teresia 1697"
Back: Two-piece of medium curl descending from the joint
Ribs: of wood similar to back
Scroll: of wood similarto back
Front: later, of medium grain, attributed to Vincenzo Ruggieri
Varnish: Red-brown
Body Length: 35.2 cm.

Photos

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  • front
  • back

Iconography Index

Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 22, 1990, London, Sotheby's, London, 1990: Color photos (front & back).


Auctions

Auction Date Note Estimate Hammer Price
Sotheby's, London  Nov-22-1990  composite  £18,000 - £22,000  For members only 

Including buyer's premium
Current record for maker and instrument type
Record at time of sale for maker and instrument type

Certificates

Certificate: Frank Passa, San Fransisco, March 15, 1977