Instrument

  • ID: 1475
  • Type: cello
  • Maker: Antonio Stradivari
  • Year built: 1717
  • City: Cremona
  • Name: Hegar, Küchler, Amaryllis Fleming
 
Back: Two-piece
Scroll: not original, by Josè Contreras
Front: not original, by Josè Contreras

Iconography Index

Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964: Black-and-white photo (back - dated 1718).

Italian Violin-Makers (1952), Karel Jalovec, Orbis, Prague, 1952: Black-and-white photo (front & back).

Italienische Geigenbauer (1957), Karel Jalovec, Artia, Prague, 1957: Black-and-white photo (back - from the Hamma archives).

L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Comitato Stradivariano, Cremona, 1938: Black-and-white photos (front, back & side).

Tarisio's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 22,23 & 31, 2008: Color photos (front, back & scroll).

Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, New York, 1972: Black-and-white photos (front & back).


Notes

Repaired by Jose Contreras in Madrid around 1799. Among other things, he added a new neck and probably the head as well.
L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Comitato Stradivariano, Cremona, 1938.

Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
...         
Amaryllis Fleming          
...         
Dr. G. Pistor (Leipzig)    1937     
Hamma & Co. (Stuttgart)         
Dr. Hans Kühne (Lindau/Cologne)         
Eduard Ferdinand Küchler (Frankfurt)    1902     
...         
Blair-Oliphant         
...         

Current owner Current owner
Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician

Players

Name Played From Played In Played To
Raphael Wallfisch     2003   
...       
Amaryllis Fleming        
...       

Current player Current player
Indicates that the musician is or was also an owner of one or more instruments. Indicates that the musician is or was also an owner of one or more instruments

Auctions

Auction Date Note Estimate Hammer Price
Tarisio, Internet  Oct-31-2008  composite  £900,000 - £1,200,000  For members only 

Including buyer's premium
Current record for maker and instrument type
Record at time of sale for maker and instrument type

References

Antonio Stradivari: His Life & Work (1644-1737), W. Henry, Arthur F. & Alfred E. Hill, William E. Hill & Sons, London, 1902.

How Many Strads?, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago, 1945.

Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964.

Italian Violin-Makers (1952), Karel Jalovec, Orbis, Prague, 1952.

Italienische Geigenbauer (1957), Karel Jalovec, Artia, Prague, 1957.

L'Esposizione di Liuteria Antica a Cremona nel 1937, Comitato Stradivariano, Cremona, 1938.

Tarisio's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 22,23 & 31, 2008.

Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, New York, 1972.

"A Collector of Violins", Dr. Hans Kühne, Violins & Violinists, August, 1951, 1951.

"Tarisio advertising insert", The Strad, August, 2008, 2008.

http://www.c7m.dircon.co.uk/RWbiog.htm

http://www.celloclassics.com/cc1009notes.htm