Search:
corilon violins
French 3/4 violin Breton Mirecourt - top
French 3/4 violin Breton Mirecourt - top
French 3/4 violin Breton Mirecourt - top
French 3/4 violin Breton Mirecourt - back
French 3/4 violin Breton Mirecourt - back
French 3/4 violin Breton Mirecourt - sides
French 3/4 violin Breton Mirecourt - sides
French 3/4 violin Breton Mirecourt - scroll
French 3/4 violin Breton Mirecourt - scroll
Inventory No.: 4714
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: JTL or Laberte
Length of back: 33.4 cm
Year: approx. 1890

French 3/4 violin, c.1890 Breton model

The antique French 3/4 violin is an indeed beautiful "Breton" model violin of the late 19th century. The violin was made around 1890 in Mirecourt. The name of Francois Breton was purchased by several 19th century French makers to use in their instruments, among them JTL and Laberte. This violin likely originates from the JTL ateliers. Top and back are made of two pieces. The bright varnish is an especially attractive and luminous spirit varnish of an intense dark orange color, with a deep scratch on top in good condition. The 3/4 Breton violin is crackfree and in perfect condition. It has been set up by our professional luthiers with a new bridge, soundpost and strings and is in full playing condition. Its warm, dark sound is somewhat mellow, well-balanced and with beautiful resonance in the higher ranges.

violinviolin certificate

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
  • Well-played old German violin, 1940's (Saxony)
  • Attractive old Czech violin, 1930's (certificate Löbner)
  • Fine French 3/4 violin, approx. 1910
  • German student violin after Guarneri, from Markneukirchen
  • Older Mittenwald violin, 1960's
  • Antique French 3/4 violin with a strong tone - J.T.L.
  • Handsome old German violin. "Conservatory violin", approx. 1920
  • SALE Older English violin, made in the 1940's - warm, golden tone
  • Old Czech violin full of character, made in the Italian style, c.1910
  • Alfred Knoll viola bow. Silver mounted, a strong player
  • SALE Raffaele Calace, Italian Neapolitanian violin, 1916 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • 1/4 - Fine French 1/4 violin bow. Morizot Frères (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • SALE Fine Neuner & Hornsteiner 3/4 violin, Mittenwald, c.1850
  • Old Mittenwald violin, J. A. Baader, No. 4908
  • Excellent silver mounted violin bow, stamped Felix Martin
  • Fine master violin bow by C.A. Hoyer, Markneukirchen
  • Excellent German violin bow after Lupot, approx. 1940
  • SALE 1920's German violin by Otto Ebner, Augsburg
  • SALE Claude A. Thomassin, fine French violin bow (certificate J. F. Raffin)
  • French Richelme violin No. 23, Marseille 1869 - collector's piece
  • German master violin, Otto Gläsel, Gelsenkirchen
  • MARMA, silver violin bow after Sartory, approx. 1920
  • Antique French 1/2 violin, J.T.L. Compagnon c.1880
  • SALE Italian violin from the 1970's - warm, mellow sound