Don Nicola Marchioni 'Don Nicolo Amati', Bologna, date unknown

Violin: 44837

Labeled, "Dom Nicolas Amati fecit Bononiae 178*."

Back: Two-piece cut on the slab of fain horizontal medium curl

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

Scroll: cut on the slab of faint medium curl

Ribs: cut on the quarter of faint medium curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm


in 1965 Elie Benjamin
... ...
in 1985 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1988) #2881.
  • Certificate: Étienne Vatelot, Paris (1965)

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  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 3, 1985, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • The Emil Herrmann Collection - Part I, Andy Lim & Gregory Singer, Darling Publications, Cologne / 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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