Italian violin by Mathias Albani ca.1670.

A rare, fine old Italian violin made by Mathias Albani ca. 1670 in Bolzano. This is a very nice, charming example of the maker’s work in a fine state of preservation, covered with magnificent original varnish of superb texture and appearance (similar to Venetian varnish of Domenico Montagnana). This is excellent, powerful, classy sounding instrument with a lots of beautiful colors. The length over the back is 35.5 cm.

Certificates: A. Gartsman violins

Additional information

Country of Origin

Bolzano, Italy, Italy


Mathias Albani


1650 – 1700

Price Range

$100,000 and up

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