Antonius & Hieronymus Fr. Amati / Cremonen Andrea fili F. 1614
No. of Strings:
Musashino Academia Musicae, Museum of Musical Instruments
[acquired in 1962]
Motomi Igarashi, 7/10
[Museum catalogues and website]
2 different museum catalogues (dates unknown) (front 7/8); [unpublished, from Motomi Igarashi, 7/10: FB+S body only, head FB+S, many details (color)]
Body has been significantly enlarged in upper bouts, with original outline still clearly visible. Single purfling on table, double on back (with extra lines near top), also relief carving just below button; gilded lion’s head. C-holes quite curly, perhaps German-style. Tailgut.