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Violas and viola bows - Archive

German 1980's students viola, Bubenreuth

German 1980's students viola, Bubenreuth

Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker:
Length of back: 39.3 cm
Year: 1980 circa

Modern contemporary viola

Modern contemporary viola, professional provenance

Provenance: Unknown
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 42.1 cm
Year: 1970 circa

Yngve Akesson, viola 1983 - top

Viola No. 36. Yngve Akesson, Sweden

Provenance: Helsingborg
Maker: Yngve Åkesson
Length of back: 41.2 cm
Year: 1983


German viola bow. Markneukirchen, 1920's

German viola bow

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 64.1 g
Year: approx. 1980

Good German Bubenreuth viola

German viola. O. R. Glier model

Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 40.0 cm
Year: 1950 circa

English viola by Alan McDougall - table

SALE: English viola by Alan McDougall

Provenance: Middleham,Leyburn
Maker: Alan McDougall
Length of back: 41.5 cm
Year: 1986


H. R. Pfretzschner Viola bow around 1940 - frog

H. R. Pfretzschner viola bow. A strong player, c. 1940

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: H. R. Pfretzschner
Length of back: 64.5 g
Year: 1940 circa

Gotthard Schuster, viola bow -frog

Fine Master viola bow by Gotthard Schuster

Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Gotthard Schuster
Length of back: 65.2 g
Year: approx. 1970

Wolfgang Uebel, Viola da Gamba, 1975

Soprano Viola da gamba by Wolfgang Uebel

Provenance: Celle
Maker: Wolfgang Uebel
Length of back: 41.5 cm
Year: 1975


Hopf 3/4 viola from Saxony, approx. 1850 - top

3/4 - Klingenthal Hopf viola, approx. 1850

Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Hopf workshops
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1850

Fine contemporary viola bow. Rudolf Neudörfer, Bubenreuth - frog

Fine contemporary viola bow. Rudolf Neudörfer, Bubenreuth

Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Rudolf Neudörfer
Length of back: 70.4 g
Year: 1989

Old German viola bow - Lothar Seifert

Lothar Seifert, strong silver mounted viola bow, c.1980

Provenance: Germany
Maker: Lothar Seifert
Length of back: 72.3 g
Year: approx. 1980


Roger Lotte: French viola bow, Mirecourt - frog

French viola bow. Roger Lotte, Mirecourt c.1940

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Roger François Lotte
Length of back: 68.1 g
Year: approx. 1940

Modern Welsh viola by Alan R. Payne

Modern Welsh viola by Alan R. Payne

Provenance: Machynlleth
Maker: Alan R. Payne
Length of back: 41.0 cm
Year: 1973

Mittenwald viola, approx. 1870 - top

Good Mittenwald viola, approx. 1890

Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 39.1 cm
Year: approx. 1890


English viola with a large sound

English viola, Rope, 1920

Provenance: England
Maker: Rope
Length of back: 41.8 cm
Year: 1920

Antique French viola, Mirecourt approx. 1870

Antique French viola, Mirecourt approx. 1870

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.0 cm
Year: approx. 1870

Fine French viola bow by Pierre Testa, Paris - frog

Fine French viola bow. Pierre Testa, Paris (contemporary)

Provenance: Paris
Maker: Pierre Testa
Length of back: 70.0 g
Year: approx. 2010


Marc Laberte, silver mounted viola bow - Frog

French viola bow. Marc Laberte, silver mounted, c.1950

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Marc Laberte
Length of back: 71.4 g
Year: approx. 1950

Older English viola by Harold Lester Styles

Older English viola by Harold Lester Styles

Provenance: Bath
Maker: Harold Lester Styles
Length of back: 41.1 cm
Year: 1980

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German viola. Saxony, 1920's

Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.6 cm
Year: approx. 1920


English Viola, John Chadwick, 1975 - top

English viola by John Chadwick, 1975

Provenance: Bebington
Maker: John Chadwick
Length of back: 41.4 cm
Year: 1975

Baroque bow for baroque viola, baroque viola bow

Baroque viola bow, England, circa 1800

Provenance: England
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 62.3 g
Year: approx. 1800

Good viola, Germany around 1900 - top

Wolff brothers, Kreuznach: Good German viola, around 1920

Provenance: Kreuznach
Maker: Wolff brothers
Length of back: 39.0 cm
Year: approx. 1920


Antique viola by Nicolaus Bernhard

Antique Markneukirchen viola by Nicolaus Bernhard

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Nicolaus Bernhard
Length of back: 38.5 cm
Year: 1900 circa

Contemporary Italian viola, Paolo Maglia 1990's - top

Contemporary Italian viola, Paolo Maglia 1990's

Provenance: Italy
Maker: Paolo Maglia
Length of back: 41.7 cm
Year: 1991

Heinrich Schnier, Viola, Stadthagen Germany 1951 - top view

Viola by Heinrich Schnier, Stadthagen

Provenance: Stadthagen
Maker: Heinrich Schnier
Length of back: 39.5 cm
Year: 1951


Antique French viola, top view

Late 19th century French viola

Provenance: France
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 40.0 cm
Year: approx. 1890

German master viola No. 19, Klaus Schlegel, Erlbach / Markneukirchen - top

Master viola No. 19, Klaus Schlegel. Erlbach / Markneukirchen 1988

Provenance: Erlbach / Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 41.2 cm
Year: 1988

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Robert Barth, Stuttgart: attractive viola - table

Robert Barth, Stuttgart: attractive viola

Provenance: Stuttgart
Maker: Robert Barth
Length of back: 39.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920


Good old German-Bohemian viola

Good old German-Bohemian viola

Provenance: Czechoslovakia
Maker:
Length of back: 39,6 cm
Year: 1920 circa

Markneukirchen viola by Louis Dölling Jr - top

Old German viola by Louis Dölling Jr., Markneukirchen

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Louis Dölling Jr.
Length of back: 39.4 cm
Year: 1953

Old English viola from the 1920'ies - top

Old English viola from the 1920'ies

Provenance: England
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.8 cm
Year: 1920 circa


Ottomar Hausmann, viola, Mittenwald ca. 1950 - top

Mittenwald viola. Made by Ottomar Hausmann, c.1950

Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Ottomar Hausmann
Length of back: 40.2 cm
Year: 1950 circa

Markneukirchen viola by M. H. Heckel

Old Markneukirchen viola by M. H. Heckel

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: M. H. Heckel
Length of back: 39.1 cm
Year: 1912

Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935- table

Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935

Provenance: Schönbach
Maker: Ferdinand Fischer
Length of back: 39.2 cm
Year: 1935

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Rare "Ritter viola", viola alta, Markneukirchen, c.1910 - Top

Ritter viola. Viola alta, Markneukirchen, c.1910

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 47.5 cm
Year: approx. 1910

Antique 19th century Vienna viola, approx. 1870 - top

Antique 19th century Vienna viola, approx. 1870

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Lutz
Length of back: 39.3 cm
Year: approx. 1870

Old German Mittenwald viola, Neuner & Hornsteiner

Neuner & Hornsteiner viola, Mittenwald c.1920

Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Neuner & Hornsteiner
Length of back: 39.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920


Petite French viola, 19th century - top

Petite French viola, approx. 1850, Paul Cabasse

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: P. Cabasse
Length of back: 37.4 cm
Year: approx. 1850

 5 string viola, Louis Dölling Jr., Markneukirchen, 1932 - table

Rare 5 string viola, masterpiece by Louis Dölling Jr., Markneukirchen, 1932

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Louis Dölling Jr.
Length of back: 39.6 cm
Year: 1932

Czech master viola, circa 1900

Czech master viola, Bohemia, approx. 1900

Provenance: Czechoslovakia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 39.5 cm
Year: approx. 1900


Tertis model: German viola by Alois Schöttl, Ludwigshafen 1938

Tertis model: German viola by Alois Schöttl, Ludwigshafen 1938

Provenance: Ludwigshafen
Maker: Alois Schöttl
Length of back: 40.0 cm
Year: 1938

Turner, London: English lion head viola - top

Turner, London: petite lion's head viola, 19th century

Provenance: London
Maker: Turner London
Length of back: 38.1 cm
Year: approx. 1830

Antique viola Mirecourt

Antique 19th century Mirecourt viola (sold)

Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 37.7 cm
Year: 1820


Good Mittenwald viola, Matthias Klotz 1982 - top view

SALE Matthias Klotz 1982: Modern Mittenwald viola

Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Matthias Klotz
Length of back: 39.8 cm
Year: 1982

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Master viola by Eric Voigt, Manchester 1963

Master viola by Eric Voigt, Manchester

Provenance: Manchester
Maker: Eric Voigt
Length of back: 42.5 cm
Year: 1963

Jan Kudanowski, Italian viola, Cremona, Viola No. 45 - top

Jan Kudanowski, Italian viola of Cremona, Viola No. 45

Provenance: Birmingham
Maker: Jan Kudanowski
Length of back: 42.1 cm
Year: 1976


Virtuoso Klingenthal viola, circa 1830 - top

Virtuoso Klingenthal viola, circa 1830

Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.1 cm
Year: approx. 1830

Fine Markneukirchen viola, Johann Christian Voigt II, 18th century - table

SALE: Fine Markneukirchen viola, Johann Christian Voigt II, 18th century

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Johann Christian Voigt II
Length of back: 39.4 cm
Year: late 18th century

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Interesting 18th century Markneukirchen viola, 1780 / 1790

18th century Markneukirchen viola, c.1780

Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 39.2 cm
Year: approx. 1780

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Interesting viola from around 1800, probably English - top

Soloist viola from around 1800, probably English, extremely powerful sound

Provenance: probably England
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 40.4 cm
Year: approx. 1800

Fine Prague viola, 18th century, prob. Johann Willer

Fine viola, Johann Michael Willer, Prague 1776

Provenance: Prague
Maker: Johann Michael Willer
Length of back: 39.5 cm
Year: 1776

Rare 19th century Italian viola

Italian viola, 19th century

Provenance: Italy
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 38.4 cm
Year: 1890 circa


Modern Italian viola by Felice Vitozzi, Roma, 1981 - table

Modern Italian viola by Felice Vitozzi, Roma, 1981

Provenance: Roma
Maker: Felice Vitozzi
Length of back: 42.1 cm
Year: 1981

Italian viola, Carlo Giudicci 1945

Italian viola, Carlo Giudicci 1945

Provenance: Varese
Maker: Carlo Giudicci
Length of back: 40.0 cm
Year: 1945

Matthias Hornsteiner Mittenwald

Fine Mittenwald viola, Matthias Hornsteiner, 1802

Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Matthias Hornsteiner
Length of back: 38.2 cm
Year: 1802



New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Warm, matured, resonant sounds: Old violin from Saxony
  • Lovely old French violin by Laberte, Mirecourt
  • Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame, Venice
  • Antique violin. Adolf Sprenger, Stuttgart, 1915
  • SALE French cello bow - Joseph Alfred Lamy père (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • SALE Italian violin of the Pollastri-school: Bruno Piastri, 1993
  • French violin No. 15 by Pierre Claudot, Marseille
  • Old Markneukirchen violin by Wilhelm Herwig
  • German 3/4 violin. A fine small instrument
  • SALE Italian violin by Pierluigi Galetti, Cremona 1999
  • Antique French violin. Made in approximately 1880
  • NEW SOUND SAMPLE George Chanot jr., fine English violin, London
  • Brilliant toned Markneukirchen violin. 1940's
  • English violin by Jeffery J. Gilbert, 1906
  • Old Markneukirchen violin. Paul Rammig, 1938
  • Old violin. Made in Markneukirchen, 1940's
  • Antique Saxon violin after J. Stainer,  c.1920
  • Eugène Cuniot-Hury, French violin bow (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • Fine French cello by Collin-Mézin, 1923 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Fine violin bow by Carl Albert Nürnberger, c.1920 (certificate Klaus Grünke)
  • Master violin after Gaetano Chiocchi
  • Modern Italian violin by Loris Lanini, 1927
  • Charles Louis Bazin - French violin bow
  • Fine quality Markneukirchen violin bow. Knopf workshop, c.1880