Matteo Goffriller, Venice, 1700

Cello: 44893

Labeled, "Nicolaus Amatus Cremonen. Hieronymi fil. ac antonij Nepos fecit 1677."

Back: One-piece cut on the slab, plain

Top: of fine grain in the center, opening out to medium grain on the flanks

Scroll: plain

Ribs: cut on the quarter, of medium curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 73.8 cm

Upper bouts: 35.6 cm

Middle bouts: 25.7 cm

Lower bouts: 44.9 cm

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in 1973 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Machold Rare Violins, Ltd, Vienna (1992) X-900.
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart (1973)

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  • Private Papers
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 9, 1987, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 22-23, 1989, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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