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.


pId1
Neuner & Hornsteiner violin
Neuner & Hornsteiner violin
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Neuner & Hornsteiner
Length of back: 35.3 cm
Year: approx. 1870
Archive

Fine historic Neuner & Hornsteiner violin

An ancient Mittenwald instrument of highest quality and timeless beauty, masterfully handmade in the renowned Mittenwald, by Neuner & Hornsteiner. It is a 19th century instrument of rare beauty, made on the Stradivari model with flat archings. Interesting tonewoods from the Karwendel mountain region were used for this fine violin with its remarkably beautiful one-piece spruce top. The warm, honey-toned varnish is patinated and shows several traces of use, and with its high age the violin appears matured and very sophisticated. Some old restoration to pegbox and back seam have no effect whatsoever on the sound or the playing characteristics and are considered in the price. This highly interesting Mittenwald violin features a definitely convincing sound: bright, warm, open, cultivated, precise, somewhat sweet and highly differentiated.

Order a certificate of appraisal with this violin.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Roger Lotte: French viola bow, Mirecourt
  • 3/4 - old German 3/4 violin after Stradivarius, dark tone
  • 3/4 - Old German violin after Jacobus Stainer, clear strong tone
  • Outstanding antique French violin, approx. 1880, large, warm tone
  • Fine French Paris master violin, Georges Defat, No. 87, 1942
  • Excellent French violin bow, Mirecourt approx. 1920
  • TONALLY OPTIMIZED: Interesting Southern Italian violin, early 20th century
  • 3/4 - antique French 3/4 violin, probably by JTL
  • Old German violin bow Markneukirchen, Mathias Thomä
  • 3/4 - antique French 3/4 violin, Mansuy
  • Markneukirchen violin bow of the 1950ies, Bausch model, bright, fluid tone
  • TONALLY IMPROVED: Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935
  • 3/4 - warm and resonant sounding French 3/4 violin
  • Old French violin bow, J.T.L. "Sarasate maitre" model
  • Roger François Lotte, fine French violin bow (certificate J.F. Raffin)
  • Elegant Italian violin, Luigi Vistoli, Lugo 1943 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Elegant old Markneukirchen violin, 1940's, oil varnished
  • Contemporary Italian violin, Cremona, Renato Superti (certificate Stefano Conia)
  • Lightweight, softish violin bow, silver mounted, Germany
  • Fine French master violin, Daniel Moinel, Paris, 1960's
  • Probably English violin bow, silver mounted, Hill model
  • Markneukirchen violin bow, bright, clear sound, lightweight
  • Albert Nürnberger: Powerful silver mounted violin bow
  • Fine Italian viola by Marcello Martinenghi, 1949 (certificate Eric Blot)