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ASCRIBED TO GIUSEPPE GUARNERI 'DEL GESU'
ASCRIBED TO GIUSEPPE GUARNERI 'DEL GESU'

A COMPOSITE VIOLIN, ITALY

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ASCRIBED TO GIUSEPPE GUARNERI 'DEL GESU' A COMPOSITE VIOLIN, ITALY Labeled Joseph Guarnerius fecit/Cremonae anno 17__, length of back 13 15/16 in (354 mm) with two silver-mounted bows and a brass-mounted fitted violin case of burled walnut veneer marked W.E. HILL & SONS/VIOLIN MAKERS/140 NEW BOND ST./LONDON (4)

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Sold with accompanying documents including the certificates, letters or opinions of: William Hammig, Milan, December 13, 1896; Leandro Bisiach, Milan, April 16, 1897; Gustave Bernardel, Paris, May, 29, 1897; Jean Lavello, Paris, September 17, 1951; and Emile Français, Paris, March 11, 1978, among others

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