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.


Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920 - top
Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920 - top
Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920 - top
Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920 - back
Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920 - back
Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920 - side
Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920 - side
Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920 - scroll
Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920 - scroll
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Albert Deblaye
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Archive

Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920

This old French violin was made in the highly-regarded Mirecourt atelier of
Albert Deblaye; it has an original label indicating the origin. The intense interplay of colours on the deep flames of the maple back have a dramatic aesthetic effect thanks to the skill with which the reddish-brown spirit-oil varnish was applied; it reflects a poised individuality the likes of which are rarely seen, even amongst the multi-facetted world of Mirecourt violins. Delicate narrow soundhole and some traces of use complement the exceptionally lovely look of this Albert Deblaye atelier violin, which reflects the high artisanal standards of a experienced and confident master. One very expressive detail is the exquisite purfling along the accentuated edges. Our luthiers received this instrument in undamaged and outstanding condition and set it up completely, making it ready to play. We warmly recommend this Albert Deblaye violin because of the brilliance of its bright, warm voice full of timbre.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Attractive old Czech violin. Made approx. 1920
  • Antique Mittenwald violin by Georg Nebel, 1909
  • Antique French 1/2 violin, Breton model
  • Fine French 3/4 violin bow by Émile Ouchard Père (certificate by J.-F. Raffin)
  • Antique 3/4 violin. French, approx. 1910
  • SALE Excellent French violin bow, circa 1910
  • German 3/4 violin bow by Adolf C. Schuster, Markneukirchen
  • Contemporary master violin by Marc de Sterke
  • Georges Coné: Fine French violin no. 73. Lyon, 1937 - violinist's recommendation!
  • Fine cello bow - August Rau
  • Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame, Venice
  • WORKED OVER AND IMPROVED Fine master violin, 1940's - unknown master, probably American
  • Master violin by Wenzl Fuchs, Erlangen
  • Mirecourt - old French violin, c.1920
  • 3/4 violin from Markneukirchen, 1920's. Clear strong tone
  • Claude A. Thomassin, fine French violin bow (certificate J. F. Raffin)
  • Rare master violin by Leodegar Mayr, Bayerisch Gmain
  • Auguste Sébastien Philippe Bernardel (Bernardel Père): Fine violin No. 8, 1827 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler, Hamma & Co. Stuttgart)
  • Fabulous Louis Lowendall violin, Dresden, approx. 1880
  • Antique 19th century Bohemian violin
  • Pierre Joseph Hel: Fine French violin, Lille, 1901
  • French violin, S. M. "Imitation italienne", Mirecourt, 1920's
  • Contemporary Italian violin by Giovanni Lazzaro, Padua 1990
  • SALE Antique German 3/4 violin from Mittenwald, c.1870