Bartolomeo Tassini, Veneto, 1756

Cello: 91194

Labeled, "Opus Bartholomæi, Tassini Veneti 1756."

Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with narrow to medium-width flame descending from the center seam.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with narrow-width grain broadening toward the edges.

Ribs: and head of similar wood.

Varnish: a golden orange-brown color.

Length of back: 76.3 cm

Upper bouts: 35.4 cm

Lower bouts: 46.0 cm

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in c. 1880 Sold by Fridolin Hamma
c. 1880 - 1920 Hanuš Wihan
1920 - 1955 Family of Hanuš Wihan
from 1955 Anonymous
from c. 2000 Current owner

Known players

Hanuš Wihan

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Ratcliff, London (2020) Dates the latest ring of the bass and treble side as 1730 and 1740, respectively. Printed report available for purchase upon request.
  • Certificate: Beare Violins Ltd, London (2014)
  • Certificate: Hamma & Co., Stuttgart

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