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French violin by Gustave Villaume
French violin by Gustave Villaume
Provenance: Nancy
Maker: Gustave Villaume
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: 1955
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French violin by Gustave Villaume

An old French violin by Gustave Villaume (*1899). The violin is number 794 and bears the original dated and numbered label. Gustave Villaume studied with
Leon Mougenot and Gand and is the winner of three silver medals in Mirecourt in 1911, 1912 und 1913. The typical model is after Guarnerius. The varnish is a transparent oil varnish of a bright golden yellow color. The varnish is in fine, near mingt condition. There is one uncritical repair at the upper rib, this good French violin is otherwise in fine like-new condition. Rarity: the original bridge by Gustave Villaume is preserved. The sound is bright, clear, open and rich in overtones.

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