Andrea Postacchini cello

A very fine Italian cello by Andrea Postacchini build in 1842. Certificate by Warren & Son, Chicago.

Length of back: 71.8 cm
Upper bouts: 33.6
Middle bouts: 22.5
Lower bouts: 40.7

Andrea Postacchini
1786 – 1862

Postacchini was thus largely self-taught, and his rough early work bears little resemblance to the splendid examples that were yet to come. Around the age of 28 Postacchini began to build the stylistically varied, beautifully executed instruments on which his reputation rests. His production displays a sure approach, superb materials, and thorough craftsmanship, with deeply carved scrolls, long corners, and widely spaced f-holes