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
French violin, Maison Gustave Faes, Anvers - table
French violin, Maison Gustave Faes, Anvers - table
French violin, Maison Gustave Faes, Anvers - back
French violin, Maison Gustave Faes, Anvers - back
French violin, Maison Gustave Faes, Anvers - ribs
French violin, Maison Gustave Faes, Anvers - ribs
French violin, Maison Gustave Faes, Anvers - scroll
French violin, Maison Gustave Faes, Anvers - scroll
Provenance: France
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Archive

French violin, Maison Gustave Faes, Anvers

This interesting antique violin was built approx. 1920 by an uknown violin maker, on behalf of the editor and shop Gustave Faes in Anvers, a renowned company that was founded in 1876. This French violin is one of the very few examples of stringed instruments from the Maison Faes, that specialized in editing and in manufacturing keyboard instruments. Nevertheless, the label „fait specialement pour Monsieur Faes a Anvers“ demonstrates the high quality demands this violins was designed to meet, with fine visual aesthetics and excellent musical properties. The intensively shining, highly transparent dark-orange varnish with light patina decorates the instrument, that was built after an elegant model with beautiful edgework full of individuality. Aside from a small repair at the ribs near the chinrest this interesting violin is undamaged and in best playing condition, after a complete work-over by our violin maker. It features a well-defined, noble sound with a very easy response. The value violin is certified by the Mittendwald luthier Anton Sprenger who valued the violin for € 3,500 (valuation included in the price).

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • From the estate of Prof. Günter Szkokan: Fine viola by Ferdinand Kugler, Vienna, 1973
  • From the estate of Prof. Günter Szkokan: Edwin Lothar Herrmann, silver mounted German viola bow
  • Lothar Seifert, strong silver mounted viola bow, c.1980
  • Lightweight violin bow by Otto Dürrschmidt, silver mounted
  • F. C. Pfretzschner, powerful, active violin bow - silver
  • Cremonese master violin, Piergiuseppe Esposti, 1998 (certificate Piergiuseppe Esposti)
  • Antique German Maggini violin, probably Schuster & Co. Markneukirchen - suitable for fiddle, folk & Irish traditional
  • Outstanding Czech Violin by Mathias Heinicke, student of Eugeni Degani in Venice, 1911
  • German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen
  • Recommendable Italian violin, 1970's, probably Giudici - warm, golden sound
  • Old German violin, c.1900, with a warm, large sound
  • Outstanding German violin, Saxony approx. 1910
  • Ernst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen, fine 1922 violin - Guarnerius model
  • Powerful Mittenwald violin from the Mittenwald violin-making school, 1960's
  • Outstanding Markneukirchen violin bow, approx. 1910
  • WORKED OVER/ NEW SOUND SAMPLE: 3/4 - violin, elegant French "Copie de Stradivari"
  • Fine German violin bow, Knopf workshop, approx. 1890
  • Old French violin bow, J.T.L. "Sarasate maitre" model
  • Contemporary Italian violin, Gianni Norcia, Bologna
  • STOLEN: Léon Victor Mougenot 1912, French violin,
  • Modern Italian violin, Luigi Agostinelli, 1953
  • Contemporary French violin, Alain Moinier, Mirecourt, 1992, No. 57
  • Modern French soloist viola, Jacques Camurat, Paris 1958
  • Justin Maucotel: A powerful French violin, c.1840