An Italian Violin by G.B.Rogeri, Brescia, circa 1700.
Lot 121
An Italian Violin by Giovanni Baptista Rogeri, Brescia, circa 1690 (2)
Sold for £169,250 (US$ 283,136) inc. premium
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An Italian Violin by G.B.Rogeri, Brescia, circa 1700. An Italian Violin by G.B.Rogeri, Brescia, circa 1700. An Italian Violin by G.B.Rogeri
Lot Details
An Italian Violin by Giovanni Baptista Rogeri, Brescia, circa 1690
Labelled Joannes Baptista Rugerius fecit in Cremona Length of back 351mm (13 13/16in) of a brown orange colour, restorations, in case. (2)

Footnotes

  • Offered with the colour-illustrated Certificate of Authenticity of J.& A. Beare, London signed and dated 30 July 2010 to the above effect stating in addition;...."This Violin is a good and characteristic example of the maker's work..."

    Other certificates include;
    Leon Fischesser, handwritten, Paris, 16 January 1914.
    Giuseppe Fiorini, handwritten, Zurich 21 October 1920.
    F. Baumgartner, Basel, 18 September 1929.
    Hamma & Co., Stuttgart, 16 May 1973.

    The above Violin has been in use recently as a Concerto instrument.
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