Gioffredo Cappa, Saluzzo, date unknown

Violin: 45442

Labeled, "Nicolaus Amati Cremonae, Hieronymus / Fil, ac Antonius Nepos fecit 1661."

Back: Two-piece of narrow curl

Top: of fine grain

Scroll: of faint narrow curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden brown

Length of back: 35.7 cm


in 1984 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: John Friedrich & Bro., New York, NY (1920) Attributes the instrument to Nicolai Amati.
  • Certificate: Lyon & Healy, Chicago, IL Attributes the instrument to Nicolo Amati.

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  • Sotheby's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, December 18, 1984, New York, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, New York (illustrated)


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