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Violas and viola bows - Archive

German W. E. Dörfler viola bow - frog

Older German W. E. Dörfler viola bow

Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: W.E. Dörfler
Length of back: 70.6 g
Year: approx. 1990

German 1980's students viola, Bubenreuth

German 1980's students viola, Bubenreuth

Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker:
Length of back: 39.3 cm
Year: 1980 circa

Silver mounted viola bow, W. R. Wild  - frog

Silver mounted viola bow, W. R. Wild

Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: W.R. Wild for GEWA
Length of back: 69.8
Year: approx. 1980


Older German viola bow, silver mounted - frog

Older German viola bow, silver mounted - a strong player

Provenance: Germany
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 65.8 g
Year: 1960 / 1970

Modern viola - top

Modern viola, professional provenance

Provenance: Unknown
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 42.1 cm
Year: 1970 circa

Silver mounted German viola bow, G. Rudi Steinel - frog

Silver mounted German viola bow, G. Rudi Steinel

Provenance: Germany
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 69.2 g
Year: approx. 1980


Yngve Akesson, viola 1983 - top

Yngve Akesson, Sweden, Viola No. 36

Provenance: Helsingborg
Maker: Yngve Åkesson
Length of back: 41.2 cm
Year: 1983

Viola bow by Max Leicht, circa 1920 - frog

Viola bow by Max Leicht, circa 1920

Provenance: Hohendorf
Maker: Max Leicht
Length of back: 64.2 g
Year: approx. 1920

Good German Bubenreuth viola

Good German Bubenreuth viola

Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 40.0 cm
Year: 1950 circa


Old German viola, Markneukirchen, approx. 1960

Old German viola, Markneukirchen, approx. 1960

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 39.0 cm
Year: approx. 1960

Fine Markneukirchen viola bow, silver mounted, Arnold Stoess - frog

Markneukirchen viola bow, silver mounted, Arnold Stoess

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Arnold Stoess
Length of back: 60.6 g
Year: approx. 1940

Gotthard Schuster, modern master viola bow

Gotthard Schuster, modern master viola bow

Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Gotthard Schuster
Length of back: 65.2 g
Year: approx. 1970


Wolfgang Uebel, Viola da Gamba, 1975

REDUCED: Soprano Viola da gamba by Wolfgang Uebel

Provenance: Celle
Maker: Wolfgang Uebel
Length of back: 41.5 cm
Year: 1975

Hopf 3/4 viola from Saxony, approx. 1850 - top

3/4 - Klingenthal Hopf viola, approx. 1850

Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Hopf workshops
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1850

Antique Czech viola, Carl Hammerschmid, Wakkenreuth/Fleissen - Top

Antique Czech viola, Carl Hammerschmid, Wakkenreuth/Fleissen

Provenance: Wakkenreuth/Fleissen
Maker: Carl Hammerschmid
Length of back: 39.7 cm
Year: approx. 1900


Modern Welsh viola by Alan R. Payne

Provenance: Machynlleth
Maker: Alan R. Payne
Length of back: 41.0 cm
Year: 1973

F. C. Pfretzschner, silver mounted viola bow - frog

F. C. Pfretzschner, silver mounted viola bow

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: F. C. Pfretzschner
Length of back: 69.7 g
Year: 20th century

Ernst Heinrich Roth, German viola made in 1974

Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Ernst Heinrich Roth
Length of back: 42.0 cm
Year: 1974


Mittenwald viola, approx. 1870 - top

Good Mittenwald viola, approx. 1890

Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 39.1 cm
Year: approx. 1890

English viola with a large sound

English viola, Rope, 1920

Provenance: England
Maker: Rope
Length of back: 41.8 cm
Year: 1920

Antique French viola, Mirecourt approx. 1870

Antique French viola, Mirecourt approx. 1870

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.0 cm
Year: approx. 1870


H. R. Pfretzschner Violin bow around 1920 - frog

H. R. Pfretzschner: viola bow, a strong player

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: H. R. Pfretzschner
Length of back: 69.3 g
Year: 1920 circa

English viola by Harold Lester Styles

English viola by Harold Lester Styles

Provenance: Bath
Maker: Harold Lester Styles
Length of back: 41.1 cm
Year: 1980

English Viola, John Chadwick, 1975 - top

English viola by John Chadwick, 1975

Provenance: Bebington
Maker: John Chadwick
Length of back: 41.4 cm
Year: 1975


Baroque bow for baroque viola, baroque viola bow

Baroque viola bow, England, circa 1800

Provenance: England
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 62.3 g
Year: approx. 1800

Czech viola, Mittenwald style - top view

Excellent Czech viola, approx. 1940

Provenance: Czech Republic
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 39.5 cm
Year: approx. 1950

Saxon viola - top

German viola with inlaid ornaments

Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.5 cm
Year: approx. 1900


Good viola, Germany around 1900 - top

Wolff brothers, Kreuznach: Good viola, around 1920

Provenance: Kreuznach
Maker: Wolff brothers
Length of back: 39.0 cm
Year: approx. 1920

viola by Nicolaus Bernhard

Old Markneukirchen viola by Nicolaus Bernhard

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Nicolaus Bernhard
Length of back: 38.5 cm
Year: 1900 circa

Contemporary Italian viola, Paolo Maglia 1990's - top

Contemporary Italian viola, Paolo Maglia 1990's

Provenance: Italy
Maker: Paolo Maglia
Length of back: 41.7 cm
Year: 1991


Heinrich Schnier, Viola, Stadthagen Germany 1951 - top view

Viola by Heinrich Schnier, Stadthagen

Provenance: Stadthagen
Maker: Heinrich Schnier
Length of back: 39.5 cm
Year: 1951

French viola, top view

Late 19th century French viola

Provenance: France
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 40.0 cm
Year: approx. 1890

Robert Barth, Stuttgart: attractive viola - table

Robert Barth, Stuttgart: attractive viola

Provenance: Stuttgart
Maker: Robert Barth
Length of back: 39.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920


Good old German-Bohemian viola - top

Good old German-Bohemian viola

Provenance: Czechoslovakia
Maker:
Length of back: 39,6 cm
Year: 1920 circa

Modern mid 20th century English viola, oil varnished - viola top

Modern mid 20th century English viola, oil varnished

Provenance: England
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 41.8 cm
Year: approx. 1950

Markneukirchen viola by Louis Dölling Jr - top

German viola by Louis Dölling Jr.

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Louis Dölling Jr.
Length of back: 39.4 cm
Year: 1953


Old English viola from the 1920'ies - top

Old English viola from the 1920'ies

Provenance: England
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.8 cm
Year: 1920 circa

Ottomar Hausmann, viola, Mittenwald ca. 1950 - top

Mittenwald viola by Ottomar Hausmann

Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Ottomar Hausmann
Length of back: 40.2 cm
Year: 1950 circa

Markneukirchen viola by M. H. Heckel

Markneukirchen viola by M. H. Heckel

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: M. H. Heckel
Length of back: 39.1 cm
Year: 1912


Richelme viola, late 19th century - top view

French Richelme viola, late 19th century

Provenance: Marseille
Maker: presumably Antoine Marius Richelme
Length of back: 41.4 cm
Year: approx. 1890

Large Italian viola, approx. 1930 - top view

Italian Neapolitanian viola, approx. 1930

Provenance: Italy
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 41.5 cm
Year: approx. 1930

Viola - top

Recommendable Czech viola, 1920's, made in the Italian style

Provenance: Czech Republic
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 40.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920


Antique 19th century Vienna viola, approx. 1870 - top

Antique 19th century Vienna viola, approx. 1870

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Lutz
Length of back: 39.3 cm
Year: approx. 1870

Old German Mittenwald viola, Neuner & Hornsteiner

Old Mittenwald viola, Neuner & Hornsteiner

Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Neuner & Hornsteiner
Length of back: 39.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920

Petite French viola, 19th century - top

Petite French viola, approx. 1850

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: P. Cabasse
Length of back: 37.4 cm
Year: approx. 1850


French viola, Mirecourt approx. 1900

Petite French viola, Mirecourt approx. 1830

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.0 cm
Year: approx. 1830

Charles H. Tinsley, London, viola No. 14 - top

Leonard Labrame, English master viola No. 20 (1988)

Provenance: Nuneaton
Maker: Leonard Labrame
Length of back: 40.9 cm
Year: 1988

Czech master viola, circa 1900

Czech master viola

Provenance: Czechoslovakia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 39.5 cm
Year: approx. 1900


Tertis model: German viola by Alois Schöttl, Ludwigshafen 1938

Provenance: Ludwigshafen
Maker: Alois Schöttl
Length of back: 40.0 cm
Year: 1938

English lion head viola - top

Turner, London: petite lion's head viola, 19th century

Provenance: London
Maker: Turner London
Length of back: 38.1 cm
Year: approx. 1830

Antique viola Mirecourt

Antique 19th century Mirecourt viola (sold)

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 37.7 cm
Year: 1820


Viola by Mario Polise, Naples Italy

Modern Italian Naples viola by Mario Polise

Provenance: Naples
Maker: Mario Polise
Length of back: 41,9 cm
Year: 1994

Master viola by Eric Voigt, Manchester 1963

Master viola by Eric Voigt, Manchester

Provenance: Manchester
Maker: Eric Voigt
Length of back: 42.5 cm
Year: 1963

Jan Kudanowski of Cremona, Viola No. 45 - top

Jan Kudanowski of Cremona, Viola No. 45

Provenance: Birmingham
Maker: Jan Kudanowski
Length of back: 42.1 cm
Year: 1976


Virtuoso Klingenthal viola, circa 1830 - top

Virtuoso Klingenthal viola, circa 1830

Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.1 cm
Year: approx. 1830

Interesting viola from around 1800, probably English - top

Soloist viola from around 1800, probably English, extremely powerful sound

Provenance: probably England
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 40.4 cm
Year: approx. 1800

Fine Prague viola, 18th century, prob. Johann Willer

Fine viola, Johann Michael Willer, Prague 1776

Provenance: Prague
Maker: Johann Michael Willer
Length of back: 39.5 cm
Year: 1776


Rare 19th century Italian viola

Italian viola, 19th century

Provenance: Italy
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.4 cm
Year: 1890 circa

Modern Italian viola by Vitozzo Roma

Modern Italian viola by Vitozzo, Roma, 1981

Provenance: Roma
Maker: F. Vitozzo
Length of back: 42.1 cm
Year: 1981

Italian viola, Carlo Giudicci 1945

LEASE ONLY: Italian viola, Carlo Giudicci 1945

Provenance: Varese
Maker: Carlo Giudicci
Length of back: 40.0 cm
Year: 1945


Fine viola, Mittenwald, approximately 1780

Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.0 cm
Year: approx. 1780

Marcus Klimke viola

Marcus Klimke, contemporary elite master viola

Provenance: Chicago/Angers
Maker: Marcus Klimke
Length of back: 41.0 cm
Year: 1995/1996


New arrivals in our catalogue:
  • Mozart bow - lightweight, active violin bow, silver, Germany
  • 1930's violin bow from Markneukirchen, warm, mellow tone
  • Strong, silver mounted viola bow, c.1980, Markneukirchen, Germany
  • Fine English violin bow by Frank Napier / W.E. Hill & Sons
  • Fine Czech Prague master violin, by Alois Bittner, 1930, No. 75
  • Eckart Richter, contemporary master violin, Markneukirchen
  • Interesting 18th century Markneukirchen viola, 1780 / 1790
  • 1/4 - Fine French 1/4 violin bow, Morizot Frères (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • German Markneukirchen violin after Guarneri, beautiful red oil varnish
  • Good German violin bow, W. E. Dörfler
  • 1920's Italian violin by Stefano Caponetto (certificate Christian Lijsen)
  • Powerful antique violin from Saxony, after J. Stainer
  • German Markneukirchen violin, Heinrich Th. Heberlein Jr., 1937
  • French violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1900
  • French violin with a singing tone, Amedee Dieudonne, 1945
  • 19th century: Antique German violin from Saxony, c.1850
  • Petite, late 18th century Italian violin, central Italy (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Rare German-English violin, Arnold Voigt, approx. 1890
  • Contemporary Markneukirchen master viola, Jochen Voigt, 1982, for soloists
  • Italian violin, Claudio Gamberini, circa 1930-50 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Interesting historical violin by Johann Georg Leeb, Preßburg, 1786 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Riccardo Bergonzi, contemporary Cremonese master violin (certificate R. Bergonzi)
  • Giulio Cesare Gigli, fine 18th century Italian violin, approx. 1750 (certificate E. Vatelot)
  • Mario Gadda, modern Italian violin after Oreste Candi, 1984 (certificate Mario Gadda)