English violin of the early 19th Century

This unique instrument was handmade in the 19th century presumably in England. The workmanship and the materials of this interesting, individual violin are of typical quality. The top is made of medium-grained spruce, the one-piece back of midly flamed sycamore maple - typcial woods used in English violin making. With characteristic corners, narrow soundholes and protrudingly wide bouts the violins body has a highly individual shape. Especially noteworthy is the hidden beauty of the thinly applied varnish with regard to its high transparency and...

This unique instrument was handmade in the 19th century presumably in England. The workmanship and the materials of this interesting, individual violin are of typical quality. The top is made of medium-grained spruce, the one-piece back of midly flamed sycamore maple - typcial woods used in English violin making. With characteristic corners, narrow soundholes and protrudingly wide bouts the violins body has a highly individual shape. Especially noteworthy is the hidden beauty of the thinly applied varnish with regard to its high transparency and its marvelous patina. In spite of its age the instrument remains perfectly preserved. Its sound is of quality and unique character: Dark, swet, warm and with a delightful noblesse. This violin has a character sound of colors and beautul roundness. It was worked over by our luthier and is ready to play.

€ 3,500.00
approx. £ 3,080.00
Inventory no.
5650
Provenance
England
Year
1820 circa
Tone
warm, mellow, dark, dark-sweet
Length of back
35.4 cm
Englische Geige, 19. Jahrhundert
English violin of the early 19th Century
English violin of the early 19th Century
English violin of the early 19th Century
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