Enrico Cattenar, Turin, 1680

Viola: 47897

Labeled, "Nicolaus Amati Cremonen. Hieronymus / filii Antonii Nepos fecit Anno 1642."

Back: One-piece

Varnish: Reddish-brown

Length of back: 39.7 cm

Upper bouts: 18.2 cm

Middle bouts: 12.6 cm

Lower bouts: 22.6 cm


from 2007 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Wolfgang Zunterer, Munich (1996)
  • Certificate: Roland Baumgartner, Basel (1996)

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • Correspondence with Dai-Ting Chung, consultant for the Chi-Mei Foundation, November, 2007
  • Count Cozio of Salabue: Violin Making and Collecting in Piedmont, Giovanni Accornero, Ivan Epicoco & Eraldo Guerci, Edizione Il Salabue (illustrated)


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