Antonio Stradivarius 1730 Cello "Feuermann"
This instrument was made in 1730 by the greatest master, Antonio Stradivari (1644-1737) of Cremona, Italy as one of the 70 to 80 cellos ever produced by him. It is regarded as one of the most famous Stradivarius cellos for its tone together with its great beauty with light chestnut-red varnish still remaining plentiful all over the instrument.
In 1930s, a virtuoso Emmanuel Feuermann, from whom this instrument bears its name, used this instrument for recordings and concerts worldwide. Feuermann toured all of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas together with this cello.
The 'Feuermann' cello was presented at the Cremona Exhibition of 1987, and in the book of Exhibition, it is referred to as 'the outstanding example' of its type.