Jacob Stainer, Absam, 1673

Cello: 41826

Bearing its original manuscript label.

Back: One-piece cut on the slab, with wings in all flanks

Top: Two-piece, fine-grained

Length of back: 75.0 cm

Upper bouts: 35.5 cm

Middle bouts: 24.4 cm

Lower bouts: 44.3 cm

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in 1914 Sold by Puttick & Simpson
until 1923 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1923 Constantin Chapiro
in c. 1940 Sold by Albert Caressa
until 1951 Georges Huguenin
... ...
from 1951 and in 2003 Collegium Musicum

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: Micha Beuting & Peter Klein (2003) Dating the youngest tree ring to from 1658; from the same log as the table of the 1673 Stainer violin (ID=4062).

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  • Jacob Stainer "… kayserlicher diener und geigenmacher zu Absom", Rudolf Hopfner, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna (illustrated)
  • Jakob Stainer: Leben und Werk des Tiroler Meisters, Walter Senn & Karl Roy, Verlag E. Bochinsky, Frankfurt (illustrated)
  • The Strad, July, 2003, Newsquest Specialist Media, London (illustrated)


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