Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c. 1717, the 'Amaryllis Fleming'


Cello: 15573

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Labeled, "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonenfis Faciebat Anno 1717 AS."

The table and head by Jose Contreras, mid 18th century.

Back: Two-piece

Top: not original, by José Contreras

Scroll: not original, by José Contreras

Length of back: 75.7 cm (29 13/16 inches)


Notes:

Repaired by Josè Contreras in Madrid around 1799. Among other things, he added a new neck and probably the head as well.

L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Comitato Stradivariano, Cremona, 1938

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Provenance

Current owner, Eduard Ferdinand Küchler, Blair-Oliphant, Amaryllis Fleming, Dr. Hans Kühne, Hamma & Co.

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Known players

Amaryllis Fleming, Raphael Wallfisch

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