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Description: Fine rare Italian violin, labeled ANTONIUS & HIERONYMUS FR. AMATI, CREMONEN ANDRAE FIL F 1608, the two-piece back of narrow curl, the ribs of strong narrow curl, the scroll plain, the top of fine to medium grain, the varnish of a brown color, with case. Literature: Joseph Wechsberg, THE GLORY OF THE VIOLIN, The Viking Press, New York, 1972, pp.7 and 50.
Maker: Amati, Antonius and Hieronymus
Place of Origin: Cremona, Italy
Authenticity Status: Certificate
Certificate Author: Rembert Wurlitzer, Inc., New York.
Date of Certificate: Jan 11, 1968