Metropolitan Museum of Art Violin, 1669 made by Nicolò Amati (Italian, 1596–1684)
Spruce, maple, other woods
L. of body 13 13/16 in. (35 cm) (belly), L. of upper bouts 6 3/8 in. (16.1 cm), L. of middle bouts 4 3/8 in. (11 cm), L. of lower bouts 7 7/8 in. (20.1 cm)
Gift of Evelyn Stark, 1974 (1974.229)
This 18th-century violin makers shop by W. Foster Tracy, 1979, is a miniature built inside a full-size violin. It was on display at the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, Tucson, Arizona. All completed instruments and tools are fully functional in this model.