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.


French violin of Mirecourt, late 19th century - table
French violin of Mirecourt, late 19th century - table
French violin of Mirecourt, late 19th century - table
One-piece back of a  French violin, Mirecourt approx. 1880 - back
One-piece back of a  French violin, Mirecourt approx. 1880 - back
French violin of Mirecourt, late 19th century- ribs
French violin of Mirecourt, late 19th century- ribs
French violin Mirecourt - scroll
French violin Mirecourt - scroll
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: probably J.T.L.
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1911
Tone: Mature, warm
Archive

French violin of Mirecourt, F. Barbé, 1911

Many traces from playing incate this antique French violin has a long musical biography, this marque F. Barbé violin was built in 1911 in Mirecourt, most presumably in the world-famous workshops of Jérôme Thibouville-Lamy (JTL), as many typical features of premium JTL-instruments may indicate: The wide Stradivari model features flat archings, a delicate purfling and a wonderful back that was made in two piece, covered by a beautiful golden-brown varnish. With marks and scratches (that are consaidered in the price) but undamaged and in excellent condition, it was worked over in our workshop and made ready to play, with a new fine quality boxwood setup. The sound of this F. Barbé violin in is full of character, mature and warm features excellent resonance.

Order a certificate of appraisal with this violin, the certificate option is available in the shopping cart.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Nicolas Morlot, fine French master violin from around 1810
  • Markneukirchen viola by Johann Christian Voigt II, 1788
  • SALE Violin by J.T.L., approx. 1900
  • SALE Antique Mittenwald 3/4 violin, approx. 1880
  • Nicolas Augustin Chappuy, historic violin approx. 1770
  • French violin bow, Charles Louis Bazin
  • Old Markneukirchen violin after Guarnerius, c.1930
  • 19th century German violin of Saxony, approx. 1870
  • Markneukirchen violin after Jacobus Stainer, circa 1930
  • SALE Modern violin made in the French style, probably Czech or Hungarian
  • Attractive Markneukirchen master violin, c. 1920
  • Antique Markneukirchen violin, probably Schuster & Co. c.1920
  • Interesting Vogtland master violin, approx. 1770
  • Antique 3/4 violin, by Joseph Müller, Schönbach,1916
  • Modern Italian violin, Giovanni Fontana at Luigi Mozzani (certificate Eric Blot) - violinist's recommendation!
  • 18th century French violin, Pierre Paul Marchal
  • W. E. Hill & Sons violin bow by Edgar Bishop, circa 1930
  • SALE Petite Italian violin by Mario Gadda, 1972 (certificate Mario Gadda)
  • French violin by H. Emile Blondelet, No. C7, 1924
  • Markneukirchen master violin, 1980's
  • German 3/4 violin by Louis Dölling, Jr., Markneukirchen 1934
  • 3/4 - Neuner & Hornsteiner, 3/4 violin from Mittenwald
  • David Christian Hopf Sr.: Fine violin from the Vogtland region
  • French violin, Atelier Laberte, approx. 1940