The purfling of the brothers Amati is very beautifully executed.
The sides are a shade deeper than those of the brothers Amati.
With Girolamo closes the history of the family of the Amati as Violin-makers.
The instruments he made of large Amati pattern are highly valued.
Their position must have been but little inferior to that of the Amati family.
We have no information of the pupils of Amati from 1654 to 1665.
Violins of Amati and other makers were, up to this time, obtainable at nominal prices.
He has sold more Amatis in his time than Amati himself ever made.
There are only a very few specimens of genuine Amati violins in this country.
Of course Cutty had heard of Amati and Stradivari, master and pupil.