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Violin from Bohemia, Italian style approx. 1900 - top
Violin from Bohemia, Italian style approx. 1900 - top
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back
ribs
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scroll
scroll
Provenance: Czechoslovakia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1920

Interesting Czech violin, approx. 1920

This interesting Czech violin was crafted in the 1920's by an unknown violin maker in Bohemia. The appearance of the instrument is determined by fine influences of typical Italian style, that is clearly expressed in the tastefully carved scroll and the pronounced flutings. The one-piece back is made of finely flamed maple and features excellent craftsmanship, as do the elegantly slim ff-holes and the carefully executed purfling, that was inlaid close to the accentuated edges. Our luthiers carefully worked over this violin that is preserved undamaged in perfectcondition and is offered ready to play. Her warm, nuanced sound is well balanced and features a mature character.

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