Antonio Capela, Espinho, 1973


Violin: 78997

Labelled, "Antonio Capela Antense, Espinho Portugal, faciebat anno 1973." Signed to the label.

Branded to the inside, "Capela Portugal." Signed to the inside top. Rosewood pegs.

Back: in one piece of quarter cut maple with horizontal flames in the upper bouts and irregular flame descending from the treble to bass sides in the lower bouts.

Top: in two pieces of spruce of uniform medium-width grain.

Scroll: of similar wood to the back.

Ribs: of similar wood to the back.

Varnish: of an orange brown colour.

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.0 cm

Lower bouts: 20.7 cm

Provenance

in 1973 Anonymous
until 2017 Anonymous
in 2017 Sold by Tarisio
from 2017 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Letter certificate: Antonio Capela (photocopy), Espinho (1973)

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