Alessandro Mezzadri, Ferrara, date unknown

Violin: 50060

Labeled, "Nicolaus Amatus Cremonen. Hieronymi / Fil ac Antonij Nepos Fecit 16xx."

Back: One-piece cut on the slab

Top: of narrow grain in the center, widening towards the flanks

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of medium curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm

Upper bouts: 16.3 cm

Lower bouts: 20.1 cm


in 2008 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (2010) Ascribes the instrument to A. Mezzadri.
  • Certificate: Bernard Salin, Paris Ascribes the instrument to F. Ruggieri.

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  • Correspondence with Emmanuel Jacques, February, 2008


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