Sotheby’s To Auction Violin By Nicolo Amati In Musical Instruments Sale On Held On 6 March

Sotheby’s London sale of Musical Instruments on Tuesday, 6 March, 2012 will offer a violin by Nicolò Amati, one of the greatest names in violin making history.
Violin dated 1682, by Nicolò Amati, estimate £250,000-350,000*. Photo: Sotheby’s.
Long considered the teacher of Stradivari, Nicolò was the grandson of the inventor of the violin, Andrea Amati, and was the leading violin maker in Italy from 1630 to 1684. This violin is made on his finest model, … Read More