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A Violin by Tomaso Balestrieri 

Mantua, c1760

A Violin by Tomaso Balestrieri

Mantua, c1760

This highly characteristic violin by the great Mantuan maker is a ‘powerhouse’ example of his grand pattern. The sound is warm and strongly projecting, with a solid core. This violin is in very good condition, displaying the beautiful, plentifully-preserved original varnish.

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