Matteo Goffriller, Venice, 1705, the 'Starker, Spencer, James'


Cello: 44481

Labeled, "Mateo Gofriller fecit / Veneijis Anno 1700."

Back: Two-piece

Length of back: 76.5 cm

Upper bouts: 34.9 cm

Middle bouts: 23.4 cm

Lower bouts: 45.2 cm


Notes:

Shown at the Exhibition of Venetian instruments in Boston, May, 2002.

The Violinmakers of Venice, The Violinmakers of Venice: 1582-1885 (CD-ROM), Boston

Provenance

- Jan De Graan
until 1893 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1893 Walter Spencer
from 1923 Ivor James
until 1965 William Moennig & Son
1965 - 2014 János Starker
from 2014 Current owner

Known players

Ivor James, János Starker

References

  • The Strad, June, 1999, John Dilworth, Orpheus, London (illustrated)
  • Les violons: Venetian instruments, paintings & drawings, Association pour la Promotion des Arts, Paris
  • World of Strings, Spring, 1964, William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia (illustrated)
  • The Violinmakers of Venice: 1582-1885 (CD-ROM), Reuning & Son Violins, Boston (illustrated)

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