Girolamo Amati I, Cremona, 1610

Violin: 46798

Bearing its original label, "Hieronymus Amatus Crem / Andreæ fil F 1610."

Back: One-piece cut on the slab

Top: of strong narrow grain, opening out slightly on the flanks

Scroll: later

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.2 cm

Middle bouts: 11.3 cm

Lower bouts: 20.2 cm


until 1906 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1906 Henry Kidd
in 1953 Sold by Ralph P. Powell
... ...
in 1996 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Fritz Reuter & Sons, Inc., Chicago, IL (1996)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1906)

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  • The Strad, November, 1953, London (illustrated)
  • Private Papers


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