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.


Ernst Heinrich Roth, 1924 master violin, Amati model - top
Ernst Heinrich Roth, 1924 master violin, Amati model - top
Ernst Heinrich Roth, fine master violin after Amati
Ernst Heinrich Roth, fine master violin after Amati
Ernst Heinrich Roth, violino tedesco di 1923
Ernst Heinrich Roth, violino tedesco di 1923
Ernst Heinrich Roth, violon de maitre allemand de 1924 - volute
Ernst Heinrich Roth, violon de maitre allemand de 1924 - volute
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Ernst Heinrich Roth
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1924
Archive

Ernst Heinrich Roth, fine master violin after Amati

With the mature power and dominant scope of its radiant, sweet sound, this rare master violin made by master Ernst Heinrich Roth himself showcases the beauty of the Amati model, which he rendered perfectly in this modern interpretation. Crafted in 1924, the mature violin was produced by Ernst Heinrich Roth himself, and it reflects the great Markneukirchen master luthier’s personal examination of this Italian classic. Ernst Heinrich Roth’s analyses of the Cremonese master began no later than 1918, when he replicated the famous Guarneri now known as “Ex-Kubelík.” The precision with which he studied the famous historic instrument in the flesh, as it were, can be seen in numerous details on this fine instrument, which he made six years later. Ernst Heinrich Roth formed the characteristic silhouette and sound holes with a steady hand and an excellent sense of style, and there are visible manifestations of his fidelity to the great template, including the beauty of the luminous varnish and the lively flames of one-piece maple back. At the same time, he refrained from any purely aesthetic effects which would have exceeded the original, despite the fact that an imitation of the historic varnish would certainly have been appropriate, especially in the case of the Ex-Kubelík. The approach that this violin follows is clearly not one of mere artistic mimicry, however. Instead, it is a thoroughly contemporary and musically outstanding instrument in every way, and it bears Ernst Heinrich Roth’s original label and brand mark with the appropriate pride. The historic patina and slight crackling which formed on the highly transparent golden-yellow oil varnish over the course of nearly 100 years further emphasises the rich character and individuality that this personality of an instrument has. This fine Ernst Heinrich Roth violin came to us undamaged and in perfectly preserved condition, and now that it has been meticulously set up by the experts at our atelier, it is ready to play. We recommend it as the powerful rare work of a master who in recent years has received the attention he deserves from demanding musicians.

Order a certificate of appraisal with this violin, the certificate option is available in the shopping cart.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Interesting old Czech violin after Ruggeri. Made approx. 1920
  • German-Bohemian violin, patterend after Klotz, approx. 1900
  • 3/4 - Fine Mittenwald 3/4 violin by Neuner & Hornsteiner, approx. 1850
  • Modern German violin bow. By Roderich Paesold - excellent
  • Georges Coné: French soloist violin no. 73. Lyon, 1937
  • Antique violin from Saxony, after Antonio Stradivari, approx. 1880
  • Fine Swiss master violin by August Meinel, 1926
  • Interesting violin, probably Italian 1920's
  • Justin Derazey, French violin dated approx. 1880
  • Fine Mittenwald violin. After Aegidius Kloz, c.1800
  • SALE: German violin. Made in the 1950's
  • Fine French violin bow. Marie Louis Piernot, Paris (certificate J. F. Raffin)
  • Fine Italian violin. Milanese, Liuteria Italiana Luigi Mozzani, 1921
  • Antique German violin. Max Osterode, Stuttgart, 1915 No. 23
  • German Markneukirchen violin bow, approx. 1940 - warm tone
  • 1/4 - Rare French 1/4 violin, approx. 1850
  • Petite French viola: Joseph Nicolas fils, Mirecourt, 1849
  • Excellent old German violin bow. Sweet, fluid sound, 1950's
  • 19th century violin from Mittenwald, approx. 1850
  • German Markneukirchen violin bow, silver, with a blank frog
  • Albert Nürnberger: Powerful silver mounted violin bow
  • Fine cello bow. Joseph Alfred Lamy père, Paris, c.1895 (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • Fine contemporary viola bow. Rudolf Neudörfer, Bubenreuth
  • Petite, late 18th century Italian violin, central Italy (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)