Sandro Asinari

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Sandro Asinari

Instrument: violin

Classification: 3 Chordophones / 32 Composite chordophones / 321 Lutes / 321.3 Handle lutes / 321.32 Necked lutes / 321.322 Necked box lutes or necked guitars / 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitarswith a bow

Violin maker: Sandro Asinari

Date: 2006

Town: Cremona

Country: Italy

Owner: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage’s Collection of Violins

Inventory number: KIL-263

Provenance: made for the 2006 International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition in Poznań; obtained on 9 June 2006

Description: model designed by the maker; two-piece belly from hazel spruce, one-piece back from flame maple; varnish in brown shades on a golden primer

Inscriptions: printed label in a double frame with f-holes depicted on the sides, reading Sandro Asinari / Fece in Cremona / Anno (2006) [signature]

Measurements: body length 356 mm, upper bout 166 mm, middle bout 112 mm, lower bout 208 mm, total length 595 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Prizes: Second Prize at the 2006 International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition in Poznań

Catalog card: based on the Union of Polish Artist Violin Makers’ documentation



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