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Description: A red-brown (on a golden ground) violin with a two-piece back. The head is by a Tyrolese maker. Labelled "Laurentius Guadagnini Pater & alumnus Antonj Straduarj fecit Placentie Anno 1744".
Maker: Guadagnini, Lorenzo
Place of Origin: Piacenza, Italy
Authenticity Status: Sotheby's "by"
Certificate Author: W. E. Hill & Sons, London
Date of Certificate: Jan 20, 1945