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French violin with a strong neck, Mirecourt approx. 1920 - top
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French violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1900

This good French violin was built in the renowned violin making town of Mirecourt in the Vosges mountains. It features a good neck and therefore is a recommendable choice for adult musicians with larger hands, who love to play an instrument with a strong, voluminous sound. The violin is well-preserved and was crafted in the 1900s after a proven Stradivari model; the distinctive scroll is the clear quick work of an experienced hand. The antiqued varnish is light brown colored and bears antiqueings and some traces of the violin´s high age, that are common for an instrument that obviously was a joy to play. Our expert violin makers completely worked over this violin, that is offered undamaged in excellent condition ready to expresses its large, dark but clear and warm, resonant voice.

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Tone: dark, warm, powerful
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