Rare, very fine old Italian violin by Guarneri, Giuseppe “filius Andrea”, ca. 1695

A rare, very fine, old Italian violin made by Guarneri, Giuseppe “filius Andrea” in Cremona ca.1695. This is a superb masterpiece in a very fine state of preservation, covered with all original, spectacular quality golden brown varnish. Regardless of a smaller 7/8 size the instrument has a normal stop length of 19.4 cm. The sound is of a marvelous character with a superb projection power that is typical for a 1st rank Cremonese instruments.

Certificates: J.J. Rampal

Country of Origin

Cremona, Italy

Maker

Guarneri, Giuseppe

Year

1650 – 1700

Price Range

$100,000 and up

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