Nicolò Amati, Cremona, 1675

Violin: 44206

Bearing its original label, "Nicolaus Amatus Cremonen. Hieronymi / Fil. ac Antonij Nepos Fecit 1675."

Back: Two-piece of irregular small curl

Top: of pine of fine grain at the center, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: almost plain

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11.1 cm

Lower bouts: 20.7 cm


until 1978 Dr. J. S. Kanzel
in 1978 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann, New York, New York, NY (1953)

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  • Sotheby Parke Bernet Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 11, 1978, New York, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, New York (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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