CS9/ 72A Handmade by Anthony Perry, ‘Lord Wilton’ copy, Circa 1997
Copy of ‘Del Gesu – Lord Wilton’ circa 1742′. Circa 1997. ‘
This is a COPY of a violin, made in 1742, in Cremona by the Italian luthier, Giuseppe Antonio Guarneri (1698–1744), often called Guarneri del Gesu. The original violin was named after Seymour Egerton, 4th Earl of Wilton a musician who owned the instrument in the 19th century. The original instrument was also owned and played by the celebrated violinist Yehudi Menuhin from 1978 to 1999.