Girolamo Amati II, Cremona, 1693


Violin: 45731

Labeled, "Hieronymus Amatus Cremonen. Nicolai Figlius Fecit 1693"

Back: Two-piece of medium to narrow curl ascending slightly from left to right, with original wings in the lower bouts

Scroll: almost plain

Ribs: of curl similar to back

Varnish: Orange-brown on a golden ground

Length of back: 35.2 cm

There is 1 additional image in the archive which is not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.

Provenance

until 1940 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1940 W. H. Tibbalds & Son
until 1949 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1949 J. Cooper
until 1950 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1950 Crofton Dalzell
until 1959 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1959 Dr. Paul Leimdörfer
until 1961 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1961 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Henry Werro, Bern (1969)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1964)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1950)

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References

  • Die Kunst des Geigenbaues (1997), Otto Möckel, Bernhard Friedrich Voigt, Berlin, 1997 (illustrated)
  • Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 22-23, 1989, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)

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