Search:
corilon violins
pId3
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

3/4 - antique French 3/4 violin, 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
  • 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
  • Old Italian violin, Officina Claudio Monteverde, Cremona 1921
  • 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