Antonio & Girolamo Amati, Cremona, 1617, the 'Zukerman, Kashkashian'

Viola: 43485

Labeled, " Antonius & Hieronymus Fr. Amati, Cremonen. Andreae fil., F 1617."

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 40.6 cm

Upper bouts: 20.2 cm

Middle bouts: 14.1 cm

Lower bouts: 25.25 cm

There are 10 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


in 1917 Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
1919 - c. 1950 Harold Stott
in 1950 Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
1950 - 1977 J B James
in 1977 Sold by John & Arthur Beare
1977 - 1986 Pinchas Zukerman
1986 - 2008 Kim Kashkashian
in 2008 Sold by Bein & Fushi, Inc
2008 - 2014 Anonymous
in 2014 Sold by Tarisio Private Sales
from 2014 Current owner

Known players

Kim Kashkashian, William Lincer

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter: Kim Kashkashian (2009)
  • Certificate: Bein & Fushi, Inc (photocopy), Chicago, IL (2008)
  • Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, Ltd, Vienna (2005) X-4011.
  • Letter certificate: John & Arthur Beare (photocopy), London (1986)
  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Ratcliff, London Dates the youngest ring of bass and treble sides as 1613. Written report available for purchase upon request

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • Bein & Fushi 2010 Calendar, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • The Strad, November, 1997, Carlos Maria Solare, Orpheus, London (illustrated)
  • The Strad, February, 1994, Daniel Whitman, Orpheus, London
  • Private Papers
  • The History of the Viola, Volume 2


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