Antonio & Girolamo Amati, Cremona, 1606

Small Violin: 44754

Bearing its original label, "Antonius, & Hieronymus Fr. Amati / Cremonen Andreae fil. F 1606."

Back: One-piece cut on the slab

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: almost plain

Ribs: cut on the quarter, of medium curl

Varnish: Light orange-brown

Length of back: 34.3 cm


"However, its small size of 13-1/2 inches did not deter a Washington dealer from acquiring it for $11,000."

The New York Musical Instruments Scene June, 1979, Albert Mell, Journal of the Violin Society of America, Vol. V, No. 1, Flushing, NY


in 1979 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Hug & Co., Zurich (1938)

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  • Geigen und Geiger (1940), Franz Farga, Albert Mueller Verlag, Zurich, 1940 (illustrated)
  • Sotheby Parke Bernet Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 26, 1979, New York, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, New York (illustrated)
  • Journal of the Violin Society of America, Vol. V, No. 1, Albert Mell, The Violin Society of America, Flushing, NY


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