Antonius Stradivarius Cremonenfis Faciebat Anno 17 Violin. $ 6 bids. 12 watching. It is missing a string. I see no cracks or repairs. This violin is an antique Antonius Stradivarius model. Made in Germany, over a years nt strings (Thomastik Infeld)It is in a very good. Then she came across a label inside the instrument that said: Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis; Faciebat Anno “I thought, now is this.

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Stradivarius Violin

Antonio Stradivari was born inand established his shop in Cremona, Italy, where he remained active until his death in His interpretation of stradivatius and design for the violin has served as a conceptual model for violin makers for more than years.

Stradivari also made harps, guitars, violas, and cellos–more than 1, instruments in all, by current estimate. About of these instruments survive today. In addition, thousands of violins have been made in tribute to Stradivari, copying his model and bearing labels that read “Stradivarius. This inscription indicates the maker Antonio Stradivarithe town Cremonaand “made in the year,” followed by a date that is either printed or handwritten. Copies made after may also have a country of origin printed in English at the bottom of the label, such as “Made in Czechoslovakia,” or simply “Germany.


At that time, the purchaser knew he was buying sradivarius inexpensive violin and accepted the label as a reference to its derivation.

As people rediscover these instruments today, the knowledge of where they came from is lost, and the labels can be misleading. A violin’s authenticity i. This expertise is gained through examination of hundreds or even thousands of instruments, and there is no substitute for an experienced eye.

The Smithsonian Institution, as a matter of legal and ethical policy, does not determine the monetary value of musical instruments.

For such an appraisal, we recommend that you have your instrument examined by a reliable violin dealer in your area. If there is no maker convenient to your area, you may elect to send to one of these members three black-and-white photographs of your violin showing straight-on front, side, and back views of the instrument.

It takes its name from the 19th-century Belgian, Adrien Francois Servaiswho played stradivarisu cello. Boyden, David Dodge, et al.


The New Grove Violin Family. Our Heritage from the Master: Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari, Treatises on the Life and Work of the Patriarch of stardivarius Violinmakers.

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Baerenreiter Music Publishers, Text in German, English, and French. Universal Dictionary of Violin and Bow Makers. Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England: Violin-making, as it Was and Is: His Life and Work, stgadivarius Lutgendorff, Willibald Leo, Freiherr von.

The Lyon and Healy Collection: Da Capo Press, The Secrets of Stradivari: Libreria del Convegno, Vannes, Rene, and Claude Lebet. Dictionnaire universel des luthiers. Les Amis de la musique, Dictionary of Contemporary Violin and Bow Makers. Violins Bearing a Stradivarius Label Antonio Stradivari was born inand established his shop in Cremona, Italy, where he remained active until his death in Is your violin a genuine Strad?

Biographical References Boyden, David Dodge, et antojius.

National Museum of American History.