J, Tokyo ?
No. of Strings:
Herzog 2003, GB-10
Herzog 2003, GB-10; Sotheby’s 3/21/95, lot 65; Christie’s 3/18/92, lot 207 [not seen]
Herzog 2003, GB-10; Sotheby’s 3/21/95, lot 65 (F+B)
Bonhams, 2005/10/31, lot ???]
Arched back with fold; pointed corners, rounded shoulders, and overhanging edges. Double purfling on table and back. Neck and head not original. Sotheby’s: “Follower of Barak Norman: A Violoncello, English, circa 1720”, sold with a 1994 certificate from J & A Beares, Ltd.; Christie’s (per Herzog): “may originally have had five, or even six strings”; Herzog: by Edward Lewis II.