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.


1/8 violin, French, approx. 1900, Paul Beuscher - top view
1/8 violin, French, approx. 1900, Paul Beuscher - top view
French 1/8 violin, Paris make, approx. 1900 - back view
French 1/8 violin, Paris make, approx. 1900 - back view
Paul Beuscher, 1/8 violin, made in Paris - side view
Paul Beuscher, 1/8 violin, made in Paris - side view
1/8 violin by Paul Beuscher Paris, made approx. 1900 - scroll
1/8 violin by Paul Beuscher Paris, made approx. 1900 - scroll
Provenance: Paris
Maker: for Paul Beuscher
Length of back: 26.6 cm
Year: approx. 1950
Tone: Bright, warm, open
Archive

1/8 - sized French 1/8 violin, J.T.L. for Paul Beuscher

“C'est si bon”: this attractive French 1/8 violin is a rare size and was made for the workshop of Paul Beuscher in Paris. Established in 1850 by guitar maker Hyppolite “Paul” Beuscher, the music shop still exists today and is an excellent address that became a meeting place for great talents over the course of its history. It particularly drew in jazz and chanson musicians whose pieces were published in-house. This 1/8 violin bears Paul Beuscher's original label and was crafted most likely by J.T.L. in Mirecourt, where a Stradivari model was followed with finely made purfling. The top and back of the 1/8 violin are both one-piece, and maple with an especially beautiful, mild grain was selected for the back. The violin was meticulously worked over by our luthier and fitted with a new bridge, sound post and Pirastro strings, etc., so that it is ready to play immediately. Its sound is bright, warm and open — not too loud and featuring a very pleasant character.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Good Markneukirchen violin after Amati
  • Good sounding 1920's German violin. Warm, lovely tones
  • Old German 3/4 violin. After Stradivarius, dark tone
  • Fine Mittenwald violin by Max Hofmann, 1957
  • Violin from Saxony, approx. 1940 - powerful warm sound
  • Charming French violin, Marque Apparut,  made in 1936
  • 3/4 violin from Markneukirchen, 1920's. Clear strong tone
  • Attractive old German 3/4 violin. Saxony, 1930's, bright, radiant tone
  • Attractive antique Mittenwald violin, approx. 1900 - powerful sound
  • H. R. Pfretzschner violin bow, c.1930
  • French 3/4 violin bow. Ary France, Mirecourt
  • Violin of quality from Markneukirchen,. Kurt Raabs, 1930's
  • Modern Italian viola, Stefano Conia, Cremona 1985 (certificate Stefano Conia)
  • Contemporary Italian violin from the Otello Bignami school: Gianni Norcia, Bologna - concert master choice!
  • Older Markneukirchen violin, 1940's
  • Gold mounted violin bow. Markneukirchen c.1920
  • Italian 1/2 violin by Carlo di Citta, 1999
  • Cristiano Ferrazzi. Italian violin op. 120
  • Claude A. Thomassin, fine French violin bow. Circa 1920
  • Modern Italian violin. Lorenzo Bergonzi, Mantova, 1992
  • German violin. Made by F. C. Louis, Saarbrücken, early 20th century
  • Alois Fütterer, Mittenwald violin c.1930
  • Italian violin from the 1970's - warm, mellow sound
  • Italian violin, Archimede Orlandini, Parma 1985