Jacob Stainer, Absam, 1665

Violin: 40013

Labelled, "Jacobus Stainer in Absam mope OEnipontum, 1665"

Back: One-piece bird's eye maple.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with very fine grain expanding towards the edges.

Scroll: of maple of plain figure.

Ribs: of similar wood to the back.

Varnish: of a golden brown colour.

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 11 cm

Lower bouts: 20.4 cm

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Known players

Reinhard Goebel

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Ratcliff, London (2015) Dates the latest ring of bass and treble sides as 1621 and 1612 respectively. Written report available for purchase upon request
  • Certificate: Schreiber & Lugert, Hamburg (1967)
  • Certificate: Étienne Vatelot, Paris (1964)

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  • Jakob Stainer: Leben und Werk des Tiroler Meisters, Walter Senn & Karl Roy, Verlag E. Bochinsky, Frankfurt, 1986 (illustrated)
  • Tartu Early Music Festival http://www.ut.ee/festival/koln2.html


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