Jacob Stainer, Absam, 1656


Violin: 41676

Printed label, with the spelling "Absom."

Back: One-piece

Top: with flames

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.3 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20 cm


Notes:

Mentioned in The Strad, Feb. 1928.

Jakob Stainer, Walter Senn & Karl Roy, Walter Senn & Karl Roy, Jakob Stainer: Leben und Werk des Tiroler Meisters, Frankfurt

Provenance

- Sold by Emil Herrmann
- Schroeder
in 1925 Josiah Williams
in 1925 Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
... ...
in 1943 Sold by William Lewis & Son
- Carl Froelich
until 1964 Jacques Francais
from 1964 William MacNeil Rodewald, Jr.
from 1966 Smith
- Sold by Jacques Francais
until 1981 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1964) #736.
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann (1925) Nr. 136 (EH 3751)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1925) Certifies that the printed label is original.

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References

  • Jakob Stainer: Leben und Werk des Tiroler Meisters, Walter Senn & Karl Roy, Verlag E. Bochinsky, Frankfurt (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 57 (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • Violins & Violinists, October, 1943, C. E. Mertzanoff, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)

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