Jacob Stainer, Absam, 1673

Violin: 41825

Back: One-piece of birdseye maple cut on the slab, with wings inserted in both flanks of the treble side

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

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm

Upper bouts: 16.4 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm


in 1924 Sold by Hug & Co.
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in 1974 Sold by Sotheby's
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in 1980 and until 1981 Jacques Français
from 1981 and in 1983 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1981) #2244, 2519
  • Certificate: Philipp Hammig, Berlin (1926)

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  • Jakob Stainer: Leben und Werk des Tiroler Meisters, Walter Senn & Karl Roy, Verlag E. Bochinsky, Frankfurt (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 21, 1974, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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