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German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen  - top view
German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen  - top view
German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen - back view
German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen - back view
German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen - side view
German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen - side view
German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen - scroll
German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen - scroll
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Ludwig Gläsel jr.
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Tone: Dark, warm, sweet

German Violin by Ludwig Gläsel jr., Markneukirchen

This recommendable German violin was crafted by renowned Ludwig Gläsel jr. in Markneukirchen/Saxony in the early 20th century. It bears his original Ludwig Gläsel Jr. label as well as a J.B. Rogeri model label, the violin was made of very interesting and well-chosen tonewoods. Highly transparent golden-brown varnish underlines the impressive, narrow flames of the two-piece maple back. The top is made of medium grained spruce with a very fine texture; minor traces of use indicate the more than 100 years of the instrument´s history. The expressive design of the body and scroll and the skillfully crafted arching are the clear work of an experienced master, experience that created a fine quality, individual Ludwig Gläsel Jr. violin with an unique sound, that is dark, warm and sweet – an impressive instrument that was thoroughly worked over, set up and made ready to play by the luthiers in our workshop.

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