Nicolò Amati, Cremona, 1664, the 'Gillott, Woolworth'

Violin: 49275

Labeled, "Nicolaus Amati Cremonen. Andreæ Fil, ac Antoni Nepos F 16.."

Back: Two-piece

Top: of medium grain

Varnish: Orange-brown

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 11.1 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

There are 3 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


- William Webster
in 1860 Joseph Gillott
... ...
in 1872 Sold by Christie's
until 1925 W. E. Hill & Sons
1925 - 1926 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1926 Mildred P. Woolworth
until 1951 Emil Herrmann
from 1951 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, NY (1926)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1925)
  • Letter: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1925)

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  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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