Violin by Santino Lavazza
Milano, c. 1700


This violin has now been identified to be of Milanese origin by the expert from Cremona, Eric Blot, on his visit to the collection in Vienna. Certificate: David Hill, Great Missenden, UK, 2011

Santino Lauazza fece in
Milano in Contrada
Larga 17

Dendrochronological results: bass: 1679-1584
treble: 1678-1584
Body length 357 mm
Upper width 164 mm
Middle width 109 mm
Lower width 198 mm
Rib height   34 mm
String length 323 mm

updated 10.03.2011