Jacob Stainer, Absam, 1661

Violin: 40012

Handwritten label, "Jacobus Stainer in Absam / prope oenipontum 1661."

Back: One-piece of bird's-eye maple

Top: Spruce of medium grain

Scroll: Wood similar to back

Ribs: Quartered maple of medium figure

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.3 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20 cm

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in 1915 Sold by Lyon & Healy
- Sold by Emil Herrmann, New York
until 1962 Hugh W. Long
from 1962 Yale University

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY (1961)

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