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Violin from Bohemia, Italian style approx. 1900 - top
Violin from Bohemia, Italian style approx. 1900 - top
Violin from Bohemia, Italian style approx. 1900 - top
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Provenance: Czechoslovakia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1920
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Attractive old Czech violin after Ruggeri. Made approx. 1920

This beautiful and interesting Czech violin was crafted on a Ruggeri model in the 1920's - by an unknown violin maker in Bohemia. The appearance of the instrument is determined by fine influences of typical Italian style, that is clearly expressed in the tastefully carved scroll and the pronounced flutings. The one-piece back is made of finely flamed maple and features excellent craftsmanship, as do the elegantly cut ff-holes and the most carefully executed purfling, that was inlaid close to the accentuated edges. Our luthiers carefully worked over this Czech "Ruggeri" violin that is preserved with a minor table repair under the chinrest (considered in the price) in very good condition and is offered ready to play. Her warm, nuanced sound is well balanced and features a mature character.

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