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Vogtland master violin
Vogtland master violin
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Provenance: Vogtland
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: approx. 1800
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Vogtland master violin formerly owned by a professional musician

Top-quality references authenticate the artisanal and musical quality of this historic master violin, which a retired professional musician asked us to sell on consignment. A certificate issued by the renowned Stuttgart appraiser Hieronymus Köstler confirms that the instrument was crafted around 1800 by an unknown master from the Vogtland master. Its previous owner, who is retiring, can attest to its exceptionally good soloist sound and wants the violin to find a good new home. With its immediate and powerful response and its large, resonant sound, the violin can indubitably reach the last row of even large concert halls. Its ability to modulate allows musicians to perform highly sophisticated interpretations which feature the individual character of a balanced voice that has matured for over two centuries. The way in which the instrument was crafted articulates the striking style of an experienced master whose narrow model with flat ribs and small, delicate sound holes communicates a very personal note. This violin came to us in exceptionally good condition and shows no evidence of significant repairs. Smaller signs of good handling, such as the way the peg box was carefully bushed, indicate that the violin has been played frequently and treated well throughout its lifetime. Upon meticulously setting this master violin up and making it ready to play, the restoration specialists at our atelier have determined that it is a compelling instrument. We recommend it to demanding musicians as the perfect musical partner and a solid investment.

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