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Sale: 27th March 2017

Lot 212: An Important Italian Violin by Lorenzo Storioni, Cremona 1779


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The Ex Ruggiero Ricci


Labelled: Lorentius Storioni fecit cremona 1779


Sold with the certificate of Bein and Fushi, Chicago 1984.


by Lorenzo Storioni


Length of back: 356mm


This violin is in remarkably fine condition (full condition report available). See diagrams *


Sold with a letter from Robert Bein, dated August 1984.
The certificate is accompanied by a letter from the former owner Ruggiero Ricci dated 1984, he confirms it as the violin played on amongst others, his famous unedited recording of The Complete Bach Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin. BWV 1001-1006 (Unicorn-Kanchana recording) - (see letter)

Sale Information

Sale Date

2:30pm, Monday 27th March 2017

Sale Location

The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom, W1S 4BS