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1850's Klingenthal violin, complex sound - two piece spruce top
1850's Klingenthal violin, complex sound - two piece spruce top
1850's Klingenthal violin, complex sound - two piece maple back
1850's Klingenthal violin, complex sound - two piece maple back
Violon allemand Klingenthal depuis 1850 - eclisses
Violon allemand Klingenthal depuis 1850 - eclisses
Violino antico tedesco, Klingenthal c1850
Violino antico tedesco, Klingenthal c1850
Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: 1860 circa

Decorated, antique 1850's German Klingenthal violin

The wonderful antique decorations on the back underline well the antique appearance of this mid 19th century Klingenthal violin. The decent traces of use and the slight patina add a matured character to the instrument. The aesthetic workmanship of a skilled and experienced luthier becomes obious in the delicate purfling and the well selected materials. Especially to be mentioned is the quality of the moderately grained spruce top and the deeply flamed two-piece maple back. The bright, clear, resonant sound of this 19th century German violin which is rich in overtones and ringing. The instrument is perfectly preserved and offered in excellent condition.

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