Antonio & Girolamo Amati, Cremona, 1622

Cello: 42710

Back: Two-piece of poplar

Top: of medium grain

Length of back: 74.8 cm

Upper bouts: 34.9 cm

Middle bouts: 25.3 cm

Lower bouts: 44.8 cm

There is 1 additional image in the archive which is not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


until 1925 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1925 Dr. W. Gordon
until 1931 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1931 Major Shadforth
from 1937 Benar Heifetz
in 1981 Sold by William Moennig & Son
until 1988 Sau-Wing Lam
... ...
from 1988 and in 2003 Current owner

Known players

Benar Heifetz, Jian Wang

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London

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  • In Memoriam: Rudolf Kolisch
  • Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra - 15 February 2002 - INKPOT
  • Sau-Wing Lam, Dietmar Machold (illustrated)
  • The Emil Herrmann Collection - Part I, Andy Lim & Gregory Singer, Darling Publications, Cologne / New York (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  • World of Strings, Winter 1981, William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia (illustrated)


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