An Italian Violin of the Andrea Guarneri School, circa 1690
Labelled Andreas Guarnerius Cremonensis... Length of back 342mm (13 7/16in) of an aged red golden brown colour, restorations, in case. (2)
Offered with the Certificaat van de firma Vedral Josef, S- Gravenhage, signed and dated 19 October 1964 stating; "Het betreft hier een oude italiaanse, welkein de 2e helft van de 17e eeuw te Cremona werd vervaardigd, ca 1675 en in stijl van Andreas Guarnerius, is gemaakt," in addition to the illustrated and comprehensive Tree-Ring Analysis Report of Mr.John Topham, Surrey, dated 12 December 2008 stating inter alia; " the results show that the date of the youngest ring of the sequence measured to the inside of the purfling line on the one piece front front was 1630," along with various documents and translations.