Search:
corilon violins
pId1
US-American violin by Lincoln Clough, 1925 - widely grained spruce top
American violin by Lincoln Clough, 1925 - one piece maple back
Violon americain de Lincoln Cough - eclisses
Violon americain de Lincoln Cough - volute

US-American violin with an Italian sound, Lincoln Clough, 1925

This rare US-American violin by Lincoln Clough, which was crafted in 1925, conveys a profound knowledge of the Italian violin-making tradition. It is an impressive manifestation of the artistic canon created by historic 17th century masters, an oeuvre which transcended national borders. As an excellent luthier who produced this melodious instrument Lincoln Clough paid tribute to far more than merely the aesthetic of the classical models: when crafting of the body, he continued to honour the principles which define the exceptional nature of Italian stringed instruments. He demonstrated self-assured experience in his selection of US American tone woods for this broad but flat-arched model. The unmistakably Italian and unique character of this instrument comes from both the moderate to widely grained spruce of the top as well as the back and ribs of maple with most beautiful flames. The charming patina of the transparent golden-brown oil varnish are highlights of an instrument which was well played and thoroughly appreciated for almost 100 years. Maintained in excellent condition and entirely free of cracks, this interesting American violin has now been completely set up by the restoration specialists at our atelier, and its sound was professionally adjusted to acoustic perfection. Its warm, large, melting tone with a singing quality in the upper registers offers delightful interpretative opportunities to sophisticated musicians.

Inventory No.: 4487
Provenance: USA
Maker: Lincoln Clough
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1925
New arrivals in our catalogue:
  • Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935
  • Markneukirchen violin bow of the 1950ies, bright, fluid tone
  • Contemporary German soloist violin, Bernhard Gerstner, Ulm 1995
  • Markneukirchen viola bow, silver mounted, Arnold Stoess
  • Attractive old German violin after Amati, approx. 1920
  • Old Mittenwald violin, Josef Rieger, 1927
  • Historic master violin from the Vogtland region, circa 1780-1800
  • Good 1940's violin bow from Markneukirchen, warm, mellow tone
  • Contemporary English master violin bow, John W. Stagg, 1990's
  • Old, Brilliant toned Markneukirchen violin, 1920's
  • PRICE REDUCED: Dutch bass viol by Theo Dellen, Voorburg (viola da gamba)
  • Roger & Max Millant, fine French violin, 1944
  • Old Czech violin - "The Metro Violin Class"
  • Old, Mittenwald orchestra violin with a dark, clear tone, 1950's
  • Decorated, antique 1850's German Klingenthal violin
  • US-American violin with an Italian sound, Lincoln Clough, 1925
  • Interesting modern Italian violin, probably Luigi Mozzani, 1941
  • Modern Italian violin, Carlo Luigi Dalatri, Florence
  • Giuseppe Pedrazzini, fine Italian violin (certificate J. & A. Beare)
  • Franco Albanelli, a fine contemporary Italian violin
  • Fine Italian violin Antonio Monzino & Figli, Milano 1925
  • Old German "Conservatory violin" after Stradivari, approx. 1930
  • WORKED OVER AND OPTMIZED: Fernando Montavoci, rare 1936 Italian violin
  • German violin by Ludwig Fritz Heberlein, Markneukirchen 1944