A fabulous instrument made by Bergonzi at the height of his powers. Includes measurements.
‘The soundholes are beautifully drawn, but almost Stainer-like in model. The curling lower wings are deftly fluted with a straight gouge cut from the wing tip to the central nick. They are quite noticeably undercut, which seems to have been Bergonzi’s habit. The more common Bergonzi soundhole shape is exaggeratedly Stradivarian, with broad, flat wings, a tendency to dominate the front, and sweeping close to the edges’ – John Dilworth in the March 2007 issue of The Strad