Matteo Goffriller, Venice, 1690


Cello: 41042

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Labeled, "Nicolas Amatus Cremonen. I Hieorny. FIL. AC. Antonij nepos fecit 16"

Back: Three-piece, with the bass side much large than the treble side

Top: four-piece of wide grain, narrowing slightly towards the flanks

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Reddish-brown over a golden ground

Length of back: 74.1 cm

Upper bouts: 35.4 cm

Middle bouts: 24.45 cm

Lower bouts: 44.2 cm


Notes:

"Expert X commented 'composite? Back looks good' and valued at $50,000 to $200,000. . . . Crane did not value but said 'seems like cut down small bass . . . top older than ribs and back . . . possibly Flemish. . . .'"

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Report of the Trustee Review Panel concerning the Golden Age Collection, December 16, 2004

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Current owner, Bernard Sabatier, Machold Rare Violins, Ltd., Mrs. Maria Kliegel, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Anonymous

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Known players

Carole Whitney, Daniel Lee

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