Girolamo Amati II, Cremona, c. 1700


Cello: 7778

Labeled, "Antonius & Hieronymus .... 1615"

Back: Two-piece

Scroll: later

Length of back: 74.3 cm

Provenance

- Luigi Mancini
until 1889 L. Lowenthal
1889 - 1897 Margaret Johnson
from 1897 Charles J. Wilson
until 1941 George Toscano
1941 - 1946 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
1946 - 1948 Alexander Borisoff
1948 - 2005 Anonymous
until 2005 Anonymous
in 2005 Sold by Tarisio
from 2005 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, NY (1946) Signed by Rembert Wurlitzer, attributing the instrument to the Brothers Amati and stating that the head is original.
  • Letter: John & Arthur Beare, London
  • Letter: John & Arthur Beare, London

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References

  • Tarisio Auction House Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 5-12, 2005, Tarisio, Tarisio, New York (illustrated)
  • Violins & Violinists, July, 1942, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)

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