Antonio Casini, Modena, 1668

Cello: 69491

Dated 1668 in ink internally on the back.

Back: Two-piece of plain maple

Top: of medium grain

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of faint irregular curl

Varnish: Red brown

Length of back: 75.4 cm

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in 2000 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1998) #5361.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1945)

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  • Christie's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 5, 2000, New York, Christie's, Christie's, New York
  • Phillip's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 18, 2001, London, Phillip's, Phillip's, London (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 1610
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)


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