Giovanni Tononi, Bologna, 1695

Cello: 47471

Back: Two-piece

Scroll: of fainter figure

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange-brown on a lighter ground

Length of back: 75.8 cm

Upper bouts: 35.7 cm

Middle bouts: 25.4 cm

Lower bouts: 44.9 cm


from 2005 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (2002) #5329: by Giovanni Tononi, assisted by his son Carlo. The instrument has been reduced from its original dimensions.

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  • Correspondence with consultant for the Chi Mei Foundation, December, 2005


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