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.


pId3
1/2 violin, Klingenthal, ca. 1900 - top
1/2 violin, Klingenthal, ca. 1900 - top
back
back
ribs
ribs
scroll
scroll
Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 30.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Archive

1/2 - approx. 100 years old, 1/2 violin from Klingenthal

Antique children's violins are true rarities that often feature an especially good and mature sound - just like this instrument, that was built approx. 1900 in Klingenthal. The violin is a successfully crafted instrument that was built after a model with flat arching; the small, delicate scroll determines its unmistakably individual character. The yellow-brown varnish is typical for the provenance of the violin. Undamaged and completely worked-over by our luthier, the violin is in very good condition, with several traces of use and patina on the varnish, as they are common for instruments of that age. We applied new pegs and a chinrest made of rosewood and offer the violin worked over and ready to play. Its dark sound is mature and warm with good volume in the lower ranges and a fine and precise character in the upper ranges - excellent musical features, that are rarely found at student´s violins and therefore very recommendable.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • WORKED OVER; SOUND SAMPLE: 18th century Markneukirchen viola, c.1780
  • WORKED OVER; NEW SOUND SAMPLE: Fine contemporary master violin, Wolfgang Schiele, Munich
  • Modern Italian viola, Stefano Conia, Cremona 1985 (certificate Stefano Conia)
  • WORKED OVER; NEW SOUND SAMPLE: French master violin No. 34 by Paul Hilaire, 1950
  • Old German 1940's violin from Markneukirchen
  • French "Rugginelli" violin, sold by Beare & Son, 1902
  • Historic French violin, Remy, Paris approx. 1840
  • 3/4 - Fine French 3/4 violin, approx. 1910
  • TONALLY IMPROVED: Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935
  • Cremonese master violin, Piergiuseppe Esposti, 1998 (certificate Piergiuseppe Esposti)
  • Fine Markneukirchen viola, Johann Christian Voigt II, 18th century
  • Modern Mittenwald viola, Matthias Klotz 1982
  • Fine Italian viola by Marcello Martinenghi, 1949 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • 1/2 - antique 19th century French 1/2 violin, c.1870
  • WORKED OVER AND TONALLY IMPROVED: Ernst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen, fine 1922 violin - Guarnerius model
  • Fine 18th century Mittenwald violin, petite and elegant, approx. 1780
  • Old Mittenwald violin, Josef Rieger, 1927
  • Ernst Heinrich Roth, old Bubenreuth violin from 1955, certificate
  • English viola by Alan McDougall
  • 3/4 - old Mittenwald 3/4 violin: mature, clear sound
  • Fine French violin bow, for Paul Serdet
  • TONALLY OPTIMIZED: Interesting Southern Italian violin, early 20th century
  •  Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame, Venice
  • 3/4 - French 3/4 violin, JTL or Laberte