Gioffredo Cappa, 1700

Violin: 44830

Labeled, "Nicolaus Amatus Cremonen Hieronymi Fil. ac Antonij Nepos Fecit 1663"

Back: Two-piece of medium curl ascending slightly from left to right

Top: of narrow grain

Scroll: of medium curl

Ribs: of medium curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm


in 1964 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1964) #1431.
  • Certificate: Emil Herrmann

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 20, 1992, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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