Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, c. 1732, the 'Josefowitz'
Labeled, "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis / Faciebat Anno 17**."
Back: One-piece of poplar cut on the slab; purfling of beech wood
Ribs: of beech wood
Length of back: 69.0 cm
Upper bouts: 31.95 cm
Middle bouts: 22 cm
Lower bouts: 40.8 cm
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Notes:Identified as a Stradivari while on sale at Sotheby's as "a nice, small Italian cello" in July 2003. It was withdrawn from that sale and listed as a Stradivari instrument in the November 11, 2003 auction.
Has Stradivari's Last Cello been Uncovered, The Strad, November, 2003, London
|in 2004||Current owner|
Certificates & Documents
- Certificate: Peter Biddulph, London (2003)
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- Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
- The Strad, November, 2003, Newsquest Specialist Media, London
- I violoncelli di Antonio Stradivari, Bruce Carlson, Conzorzio Liutai Antonio Stradivari, Cremona (illustrated)
- Private Archives - 10072
- Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 11, 2003, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
- Sotheby's Photo Archive
- The Strad 2007 Calendar, Newsquest Specialist Media, London (illustrated)