Violin by Carlo Antonio Testore, Milan, 1737

Object type
instrument
Description
Stringed instrument: Violin by Carlo Antonio Testore, MIlan, 1737

label details: Carlo Antonio Testore Figlio Maggiore / Del Fur Carlo Giuseppe in Contrada Carsa / Al Fegno Dell Aquilla 1737

The two piece back of a feint narrow figure cut on the quarter with similar ribs and head. Original purfling to table, back purfling added by W.E. Hill and Sons.
Artist/Maker
Date made
1737
Classification
woodwork
Technique
joined
Material
maple, spruce, ebony
Object type
Type Length Width Height Diameter Unit (length)
Stop 195 mm
Neck 130 mm
Back 353 mm
Upper Bout 167 mm
Middle Bout 112 mm
Lower Bout 208 mm
Back (with caliper) mm
Upper Bout (with caliper) mm
Middle Bout (with caliper) mm
Lower Bout (with caliper) mm
Total String Length mm
Accession No
2002.377

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