Jacob Stainer, Absam, 1655

Violin: 41667

Labeled, "Jacobus Stainer in Absam / prope Oenipontum 1655."

Back: One-piece, with large wings in the treble side, medium curl descending from left to right

Top: of pine of fine grain at the center opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: almost plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm


in 1975 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1895)

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  • Jakob Stainer: Leben und Werk des Tiroler Meisters, Walter Senn & Karl Roy, Verlag E. Bochinsky, Frankfurt (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 8, 1975, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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