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Amati, Dom Nicolo

B.1662, d. 1752, Bologna

Dom Nicolo Amati was the pseudonym of the priest Dom Nicola Marchioni. In all probability a pupil of a member of the Tononi family and possibly Giovanni Guidantus, he worked in an inconsistent style between 1718 and 1748, although generally keeping to the best principles of Bolognese violin making, and retaining the soft red varnish of Giovanni and Carlo Tononi long after it had fallen into disuse in other workshops.

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Name Category Origin Date Sold GBP USD JPY
Amati, Dom Nicolò Violin Bologna 1730 Nov 1999 £ $ ¥
Amati, Dom Nicolò Violin Bologna 1730 Jun 1998 £ $ ¥

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Dom Nicolo Amati of Bologna causes a lot of confusion. Firstly, he had nothing to do with the illustrious family of the same name from Cremona

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