corilon violins


Instrument finder

What kind of sound are you
looking for?
You can select one or more search fields and combine them however you like.



More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making.

C. A. Wunderlich, anonymous master violin, 1920 approx. - top
C. A. Wunderlich, anonymous master violin, 1920 approx. - top
C. A. Wunderlich, anonymous master violin, 1920 approx. - top
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: C.A. Wunderlich
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1920

Master violin from the house of C. A. Wunderlich

This master violin is a top-quality instrument from Germany's Vogtland region. It was made around 1920 for the important instrument merchant C. A. Wunderlich in Markneukirchen-Siebenbrunn. Wunderlich purchased his instruments from the finest masters of the region, even though their names were never cited. The fact that the craftsmen's names were not used as a selling point is further evidence of the major influence that such traditional Saxonian businesses had. This particular violin by an anonymous master is a work of perfect quality which was patterned after a Stradivari model with the utmost of expert precision. The moderately grained spruce of the top and the flamed maple of the two-piece and beautifully symmetrical back are exceptionally well chosen; the well-crafted scroll is a lovingly rendered work that is rich in detail. Its appearance, which is full of character, is marked by bright, luminous, golden-orange varnish with only a few scratches and traces of use. The very low price at which we are offering this instrument is due to the two professionally repaired cracks in the top, neither of which have any effect whatsoever on the violin's musical qualities. Despite these repairs, its voice develops its bright and open sound with great resonance. Our special recommendation!

Share it, make it social

New arrivals in our catalogue
  • 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
  • Antique violin. 19th century Saxony, approx. 1870 - violinist's recommendation!
  • German 3/4 violin bow by Adolf C. Schuster, Markneukirchen
  • WORKED OVER AND IMPROVED Fine master violin, 1940's - unknown master, probably American
  • Good quality 1920's Schuster & Co violin, Markneukirchen
  • 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)
  • Excellent French violin bow, circa 1910
  • 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
  • Mittenwald violin. Johann Reiter / Erich Sandner
  • SALE Fine viola by Ferdinand Kugler, Vienna, 1973
  • SALE Edwin Lothar Herrmann, Silver mounted German viola bow