Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c. 1727, the 'Iwasaki'

Cello: 82217

Label dated 1727.

Made on the shorter Stradivari cello model

Back: Two-piece

Top: Four pieces of medium-grain spruce.

Scroll: Of a later date

Length of back: 72.1 cm

Upper bouts: 34.2 cm

Middle bouts: 23.8 cm

Lower bouts: 41.1 cm

There are 5 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


- Emil Klein
- Willy Hirth
until c. 1987 Nikolaj Nantschev
in 1987 Anonymous
in c. 1987 Sold by Peter Biddulph
... ...
in c. 1997 Sold by Bein & Fushi, Inc
from c. 1997 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (1991) By Antonio Stradivari and sons
  • Certificate: Peter Biddulph, London (1990) By Antonio Stradivari, showing the hand of the sons
  • Letter certificate: Peter Biddulph, London (1987) By the sons under the direction of Antonio Stradivari
  • Certificate: Fritz Baumgartner, Basel (1974) By Giacinto Ruggeri
  • Certificate: Bein & Fushi, Inc, Chicago, IL By Antonio Stradivari, showing the hand of the sons

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999


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