Dalla Costa was a significant maker of the Venetian school, although born in Alba and active in Treviso between 1720 and 1768. Mozart owned a violin of his, and they are very characteristic of the ‘baroque’ style, modelled closely on Amati, whom he acknowledged on his label. The workmanship is delicate and finished with fine, soft and deeply pigmented varnish in the Venetian style.
Tim Ingles and Paul Hayday will offer an initial evaluation of the authenticity and value of your instrument or bow. At this stage, the assessment is free and without obligation. In the first instance, we suggest submitting good-quality images to us, preferably by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by completing the valuation form.Read more