Nicolò Amati, Cremona, 1635


Violin: 41160

Labeled, "Nicolaus Amatus Cremonen. Hieronymi Fil. aq Antonij Nepos Fecit 163*."

Back: Two-piece cut on the slab of medium curl ascending slightly from the joint

Top: of fine grain in the center, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: of curl similar to ribs

Ribs: cut on the quarter of faint broad curl

Varnish: Golden

Length of back: 35.2 cm

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Provenance

in 1988 Sold by Sotheby's

References

  • Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
  • The Strad, December, 1996, Orpheus, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 23-25, 1988, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive

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