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

Middle bouts: 25.8 cm

Lower bouts: 46.0 cm

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Provenance

in c. 1880 Sold by Fridolin Hamma
c. 1880 - 1920 Hanuš Wihan
1920 - 1955 Family of Hanuš Wihan
from 1955 Anonymous
from c. 2000 Anonymous
until 2021 Anonymous
in 2021 Sold by Tarisio Private Sales
from 2021 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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