Otello Bignami, Bologna, 1980

Violin: 93897

Labeled, "Otello Bignami, Allievo G. Pollastri, 1 Premio 3 concorso nazionale di S. Cecilia, Fece in Bologna 1980 Bignami Otello."

Inscribed to the inside top, "Otello Bignami, Bologna." Branded to the lower rib and inside back, "OB." Branded to the lower rib, "O. Bignami."

Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with strong flame, slightly ascending from the center.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with narrow-broad width grain.

Scroll: of broader flame maple.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of a orange-red color.

Length of back: 35.8 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.8 cm


in 2008 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Proforma Certificate: Tarisio, New York, NY (2020)
  • Certificate: Darnton & Hersh (2008)

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