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Violas and viola bows - Archive

German 1980's students viola, Bubenreuth

German 1980's students viola, Bubenreuth

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

Old Markneukirchen viola bow

German viola bow, French model, a soft player

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 65.2 g
Year: approx. 1950

Modern viola - top

Modern viola, professional provenance

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


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


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

Silver mounted viola bow with an ivory frog

Provenance: Germany
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 73.2 g
Year: approx. 1980

Modern Welsh viola by Alan R. Payne

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


Schuster & Co. viola

Markneukirchen viola, probably Schuster & Co.

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: prob. Schuster & Co.
Length of back: 38.7 cm
Year: approx. 1900

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

French viola bow, J. Thibouville-Lamy - frog

French viola bow after J.J. Martin, J. Thibouville-Lamy (certificate J. F. Raffin)

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: J. Thibouville-Lamy
Length of back: 63.9 g
Year: 1920


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


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

Good old German-Bohemian viola - top

Good old German-Bohemian viola

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


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

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

Southern German viola for soloists, 19th century

Provenance: Southern Germany
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 41.2 cm
Year: mid 19th century

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

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:
  • Modern mid 20th century English viola, oil varnished
  • Jules Sirgent, Paris, fine antique French violin patterned after Guarneri
  • Eckart Richter, fine contemporary master violin from Markneukirchen, 1995
  • French master violin, Jean Striebig, 1945
  • Interesting master violin from Bohemia, approx. 1870
  • Old German volin, oil varnish, 1940/1950's
  • Strong, active viola bow - Germany, 1970's, W. Seifert
  • Silver mounted German viola bow, active and strong
  • Older, 1970's Bubenreuth violin in excellent condition
  • Michael Reindl, petite Mittenwald master violin, 1935
  • NEW SOUND SAMPLE / Historic master violin, late 18th century, Prague School
  • Fine and precisely reacting 1920's English violin bow
  • Fine H. R. Pfretzschner violin bow, silver mounted - masterpiece
  • Excellent and highly recommendable Markneukirchen violin bow, approx. 1920
  • German 1920's violin bow, Max Schäffner, Hamburg
  • Max König, Munich, rare violin dated 1907
  • LEASE ONLY: Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame
  • LEASE ONLY: Historical violin by Johann Georg Leeb, Preßburg, 1786
  • LEASE ONLY: Plinio Michetti, a fine old Italian violin, Torino
  • LEASE ONLY: Contemporary Cremonese master violin, Daniele Scolari
  • LEASE ONLY: Riccardo Bergonzi, contemporary Cremonese master violin
  • LEASE ONLY: Giulio Cesare Gigli, fine 18th century Italian violin, approx. 1750
  • LEASE ONLY: Franco Albanelli, a fine contemporary Italian violin
  • Fine violin of the Thir school, approx. 1750 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)