Girolamo Amati I, Cremona, 1611


Bass Viol: 60249

Labeled, "Antonius, & Hieronymus Fr. Amat[i] / Cremonen Andreae fil. F.1611" and an "M" is carved on the button suggesting ownership by the Medici family

Back: Two-piece, slab-cut maple

Scroll: Quarter-cut maple

Length of back: 62.8 cm

Upper bouts: 32.7 cm

Middle bouts: 21 cm

Lower bouts: 39.8 cm

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Provenance

until 1938 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1938 Ashmolean Museum, Hill Collection, University of Oxford

References

  • Musical Instruments in the Ashmolean Museum: The Complete Collection, John Milnes, editor, Oxford Musical Instrument Publishing, Oxford (illustrated)
  • Stringed Instruments: Viols, Violins, Citterns, and Guitars in the Ashmolean Museum, Harvey S. Whistler, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (illustrated)

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