(c. 1646 – c. 1700)
Edward Pamphilon was one of numerous members of his family who supposedly made violins in and around Essex in the 1600s. Historical evidence indicates that Pamphilon worked roughly from 1660 to 1700, likely transporting his instruments to London for sale in various shops. Very little of his work remains, and the instruments that survive do not often bear his labels, which has prompted the suggestion ...Read More that work attributed to him could easily be by other members of the family. Characteristic features of work attributed to him, which is vaguely Brescian, include ribs set into slots cut in the top and back, and elongated heads with a triangular incision at the chin and prick marks around the scroll volutes.
- The auction record for this maker is $37,500 in Nov 2012, for a viola.
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