Search:
corilon violins

Search

Instrument finder

What kind of sound are you
looking for?
You can select one or more search fields and combine them however you like.

Instruments
Provenance
Year
Tone

Archive

More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making.


pId3
Old French 3/4 violin, Laberte-Humbert approx. 1920 - front view
Old French 3/4 violin, Laberte-Humbert approx. 1920 - front view
back view
back view
side view
side view
scroll
scroll
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Laberte-Humbert
Length of back: 33.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Archive

3/4 - old French 3/4 violin, probably Laberte

One of the most successful brands produced by the Laberte-Humbert atelier in Mirecourt was the small-sized line of Stradivarius copy violins. The old French 3/4 violin that we offer here is a Stradivarius model from the 1920s that bears its model label. Its pleasing visual aesthetic is made even more striking by the intensely red brown varnish with strong craquelure, yet what really makes this instrument stand out from other 3/4 -sized violins is its strong, matured voice of character. The two-piece back of mildly flamed maple, accentuated by the varnish, and the elegantly worked purfling and fluting contribute to the overall loveliness of the instrument. We recommend this French 3/4 violin for its warm sound, which is strong and powerful, and offer it with optical flaws (craquelure) technically in perfect condition at a reduced price, worked over by our luthiers and ready to play.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Attractive Bohemian / Czech violin,  approx. 1920
  • Modern handmade Markneukirchen violin, approx. 1980
  • Antique French violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1900
  • German Violin by Braun & Hauser München, approximately 1900
  • Fine violin by Ernst Heinrich Roth, 1962 (certificate E. H. Roth)
  • Antique French Mirecourt violin, c.1880 after J. B., Vuillaume - warm, sweet tone
  • 19th century French violin, approx. 1880
  • German quality violin, Mittenwald style
  • H. Emile Blondelet, old French violin, No. 235, made 1924
  • WORKED OVER AND IMPROVED: Johann Georg Schönfelder: fine Markneukirchen violin, c1790
  • Rare "Ritter viola", viola alta, Markneukirchen, c.1910
  • Excellent sounding old Markneukirchen violin, approx. 1940
  • 3/4 - fine French 3/4 violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1880
  • Rare 5 string viola, masterpiece by Louis Dölling Jr., Markneukirchen, 1932
  • 3/4 - attractive old 1950's Markneukirchen 3/4 violin
  • Bubenreuth violin, Bernd Dimbarth No. 64
  • Ernst Heinrich Roth, 1922: Markneukirchen, master violin after Guarnerius
  • Giulio Cesare Gigli, fine 18th century Italian violin, approx. 1760 (certificate Etienne Vatelot)
  • Violin op. 13 by Alajos Werner, Budapest, 1910
  • German student violin, approx. 1940
  • Master violin of unknown origin, c.1960/1970, Galimberti copy
  • Powerful 1930's Markneukirchen violin, Guarnerius model - birdseye maple
  • Good Mittenwald violin, Johann Reiter 1961
  • Antique Hopf violin of Klingenthal, approx. 1840