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.


1/2 - French 1/2 violin, "Copie de Stradivarius" - top
1/2 - French 1/2 violin, "Copie de Stradivarius" - top
1/2 - French 1/2 violin, "Copie de Stradivarius" - back
1/2 - French 1/2 violin, "Copie de Stradivarius" - back
1/2 - French 1/2 violin, "Copie de Stradivarius" - ribs
1/2 - French 1/2 violin, "Copie de Stradivarius" - ribs
1/2 - French 1/2 violin, "Copie de Stradivarius" - scroll
1/2 - French 1/2 violin, "Copie de Stradivarius" - scroll
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 31.0 cm
Year: 1900 circa
Archive

1/2 - French 1/2 violin, "Copie de Stradivarius"

This 1/2 violin was built around 1900 in one of the great Mirecourt workshops, presumably J.T.L. or Laberte. The high gloss varnish is of the dark red color which is typical for Mirecourt instruments; the label "Copie de Stradivarius" indicates that the violin is one of the famous instruments following Stradivari patterns, which are highly sought-after products from the capital of French violin making. With its high age it developed fine craquele, accentuating the elegant appearance of the lovely soundholes and the accurate purfling with an antique note. Our violin maker gave the instrument a completely new setup, with new pegs, a Wittner tailpiece, new Pirastro strings, a new bridge and soundpost. Its sound is full of character, warm, clear and strong.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • 1/2 - Antique French 1/2 violin, J.T.L. Compagnon c.1880
  • 1/2 - Italian 1/2 violin by Carlo di Citta, 1999
  • 3/4 - Violin by E. L. Gütter. Markneukirchen, approx. 1920
  • Excellent 1960's Markneukirchen violin bow
  • Old German lightweight violin bow, soft stick - warm, mellow tone
  • German Violin bow. By Albert Thomä, Markneukirchen
  • Lightweight violin bow by C. A. Hoyer. Markneukirchen c.1940
  • Antique Bohemian Czech violin,  approx. 1870
  • French violin J.T.L. Mirecourt, c.1930
  • Czech 7/8 violin. "Lady's violin", c.1940
  • French violin, Didelot by Laberte, Mirecourt, 1920's
  • Fine 18th century violin, Franz Knitl, Freising, 1769
  • Guillaume Maline: Rare violin, France, circa 1820
  • Luigi Galimberti, fine Italian violin, Milano 1925 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • 3/4 - excellent antique French 3/4 violin
  • Contemporary Italian violin from the Otello Bignami school: Gianni Norcia, Bologna
  • SALE: Richard Grünke: Fine contemporary violin bow
  • Fine German master bow, Hermann Prell school
  • 18th century English violin, approx. 1760. Probably James Preston
  • Contemporary master violin by Bernd Ellinger, 2018
  • Modern violin bow. Bright, radiant tone
  • 3/4 - Antique French "Compagnon" 3/4 violin, approx. 1870
  • 3/4 - violin by J.T.L. Compagnon
  • Violin by Ernst Heinrich Roth, 1962 (certificate E. H. Roth)