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Master violin from Mittenwald, circa 1900
This master violin hails from the tradition-rich violin-making town of Mittenwald in Bavaria. It is an outstanding instrument which is warmly recommended for solo performance because of its powerful, radiant sound. The two-piece top is made of premium spruce with a moderate to fine grain, while the back, which is also two-piece, is crafted from sycamore maple with close flaming that is exceptionally lovely. The quality of these carefully selected tone woods is elegantly accentuated by the golden-brown varnish, and its gentle patina gives it a historic appearance. The violin's sensitively carved scroll with its strikingly high crown make it unmistakable as a Mittenwald instrument. After having carefully set up the violin in our specialist atelier, our restoration experts offer this undamaged instrument in perfect contrition and ready to play. It is worthy of our special recommendation due to its bright, mature and resonant voice which is expressive in its immediate response.
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Tone: Bright, powerful, radiant