Seventeenth-Century Italian Violin Pattern. The name of Antonio Stradivari and the date, 1737, both, written on the pattern, Have Been Attributed to the hand of Count Ignazio Alessandro Cozio di Salabue (1744-1840), the Italian collector who obtenues it from Stradivari's son, Paolo.
Violin bow attributed to the workshop of Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c1700. This bow is one of only two bows attributed to the workshop of Antonio Stradivari. It has a fluted stick, probably inlaid later in the mid-18C in Spain, with colored fruitwoods. This side of the bow's later mahogany frog (made before 1788) is inlaid with the royal coat of arms of Charles IV (r.1788-1808)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Violin, 1693 Made by Antonio Stradivari (Italian, 1644–1737) Cremona, Italy This violin made by Antonio Stradivari is the only one in existence that has been restored to its original Baroque form. Before modification to produce a louder, more brilliant tone and to extend the left-hand technique to higher positions, Baroque violins had gut strings, a short fingerboard