Bearing its original label, "Antonio Stradivarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1687."
The head by Stradivarius from the 1670 period. Excellent condition. The one piece back of handsome quarter cut maple of medium flames descending from treble to bass sides. The ribs of plainer maple. The head of quarter cut maple of narrow flames. The top of two pieces of spruce of medium grain. The varnish of an orange brown color over a golden ground. LOB 35.6 cm
Back: One-piece of broad grained curly maple.
Top: of medium grain
Scroll: by Antonio Stradivari, from the 1670 period, of narrow curl
Ribs: of plainer wood
Varnish: Orange-brown over a golden ground
Length of back: 35.55 cm
Upper bouts: 16.85 cm
Middle bouts: 10.9 cm
Lower bouts: 20.9 cm
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