Here’s the most expensive violin in the world. Most of us agree that Violin is the most famous bowed instrument in our planet. It came from Italy in 1564. In the Violin world, 2 most popular violin makers are
Antonio Stradivari (born 1644-deceased 1737) and his fellow rival Giuseppe Guarneri “del Gesù” (born 1698-deceased 1744). Both world’s most legendary Violinmaker came from one city Cremona, Italy, and had been in close competitions for year. Here, we are going to talk one of their violins. This is 3 most expensive violin in the world.
3. The Lady Tennant Stradivarius $2,030,000
Lady Tennant Stradivarius used to be a violin of Sir Charles Tenant’s wife in 1900. It is one of 650 survived-Stradivarius violins that Stradivari made during his life.
Totally, Stradivari had made 1,100 violins. Lady Tenant Stradivarius moved to a collector hand in April 2005 after he bought it from Christie’s New York for $2,030.000.
2. a 250 years old del Gesù $4,000,000
Around 200 years ago, The del Gesù was Tsar Alexander II`s Violinist’s violin. In 2008, Maxim Viktorov bought it from Sotheby’s New York for $4,000,000. After he bought it, a violinist from Israel Pinchas Zuckerman played the old violin in front of Moscow Conservatory and private audiences.
1. Vieuxtemps Guarneri
Vieuxtemps Guarneri is known as the Mona Lisa of all violin. Guarneri made the violin in 1741 and it is named Vieuxtemps Guarneri after Henri Vieuxtemps bought it in 1800s. Today the most expensive violin is a property of Chicago’s Bein & Fushi and they offer the violin for $18,000,000