A Violin of the Stradivari School circa 1780
Labelled Antonius Stradivari Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1715, Length of back 355mm (14in) the handsome one piece back of slabwood with narrow horizontal curl, of a red colour on a golden brown ground, use wear and restoration, with two Violin Bows in blue case. (4)
- The above is offered with the Tree-Ring Analysis Report no., B10 of Mr.John Topham, London dated 22 October 2012 stating the date of both sides of the table is 1756 and noting cross-matches of table wood with ten other Italian Violin makers of the period and earlier including Del Gesu. (See Table 1c).