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 Saxon violin
Old Saxon violin
Old Saxon violin
Warm sweet sounding Saxon violin
Warm sweet sounding Saxon violin
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1930 circa
Tone: bright, clear, warm, open
Archive

Old Saxon violin. 1920's, warm, sweet sound

An especially attractive old German violin from Saxony made in the 1920'ies. The instrument is a very good quality handmade piece of work made as a beautiful copy of Antonius Stradivarius. The archings are held flat. The top is made of medium grained spruce, the two piece back of especially beautiful, deeply flamed maple. The transparent varnish is an oil varnish of a red-orange color, applied on a golden-yellow ground. The varnish is slightly patinated and in excellent condition. The small scroll is well proportioned and thoroughly worked out. Like all instruments from us this old Saxon violin is set up and ready to play after a complete professional workover. The sound is well balanced and of a bright, warm clear character with warm sweetness in the upper ranges.

violin

Order a certificate of appraisal; the certificate option is available in the shopping cart.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • French violin bow, c.1900, atelier Charles Nicolas Bazin
  • Powerful German violin bow by H.R. Pfretzschner, silver
  • Old French violin bow, J.T.L. for Pierre Hel
  • French violin by H. Emile Blondelet, No. C7, 1924
  • English violin by Jeffery J. Gilbert, 1906
  • Czech master violin by Carolus Joseph Dvorak, Prague 1940
  • SALE Victor Fétique. Fine French violin bow, approximately 1930 – round stick (certificate by J. F. Raffin)
  • SALE Eugène Nicolas Sartory: Fine French violin bow (certificate J.-F. Raffin) - investment
  • Fine, petite Mittenwald viola by Anton Jais c.1790 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Stefano Conia, modern Italian viola, Cremona 1985 (certificate Stefano Conia)
  • 3/4 - 19th century Mittenwald 3/4 violin, approx. 1880
  • WORKED OVER AND OPTIMIZED Cristiano Ferrazzi, Verona: Italian violin op. 120 - Violinist's recommendation!
  • H. Derazey workshop, fine 19th century French violin
  • Mittenwald master violin by Karl Sandner, 1968
  • French violin #316 by René Morizot (certificate by Rene Morizot)
  • Rare violin by Joseph Michael Gschiell, Pest, Hungary 1789
  • WORKED OVER AND IMPROVED Fine violin of the Thir circle / school, approx. 1750 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Fine French 3/4 violin bow, c.1920
  • Silver mounted violin bow. 1950's, Markneukirchen
  • WORKED OVER AND IMPORVED 3/4 Master violin, Germany, after Stradivari
  • Antique German violin bow, c.1910 - mellow, sweet tone
  • French violin bow, Mirecourt, probably J.T.L., approx. 1920
  • Georges Coné: Fine French violin no. 73. Lyon, 1937 - violinist's recommendation!
  • Master violin by Erwin Georg Volkmann, 1975 - violinist's recommendation!