Branded G.Fiorini on lower rib and labelled, Giuseppe Fiorini, Munchen, 1897 Length of back 359mm (14 1/8in) U.B. 169mm., L.B. 209mm., of a handsome red golden brown colour, in case. (2)
Offered with autobiographical details of the now deceased owner, an Italian Violinist who had a long and distinguished career, having played for the Italian Royal Family and worked with Mascagni and Toscanini and was a member of the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia in Rome. While he was working in Rome he became acquainted with Giusseppe Lucci who sold the above Violin to him.