ca. 1757 Carlo Antonio Tononi violin

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ca. 1757 Carlo Antonio Tononi violin

This fine violin was created by Carlo Antonio Tononi, of Venice, Italy, the third generation of a family of renowned luthiers (father was Pietro Tononi, grandfather was Carlo Tononi of Bologna, Italy). The instrument's voice is strong and clear, and very well suited to solo performance and repertoire. It is accompanied by a certificate and photographs from the firm of Hamma of Stuttgart signed and dated 6 July 1943.

  • Loan from the Buchanan family
  • Acquired: 2014
  • Value: $300,000