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Antique violin, Markneukirchen
Antique violin, Markneukirchen
Antique violin, Markneukirchen
Antique violin with decorative carving on the back
Antique violin with decorative carving on the back
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900
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Antique Saxon violin with decorative carving, Markneukirchen

This truly uncommon antique violin was made in Saxony around 1900 and is decorated with a very successfully carved gentleman's head on the back, a highly expressive sculpture that is rich in skillfully crafted details and seems to be designed for the different perspectives of the player and the audience. The violin itself is a quality instrument from Saxony that has an attractive antiqued appearance and characteristically crafted soundholes and arching, the clear work of a skilled violin maker. It is in perfectly preserved condition and was meticulously worked over by our luthiers. We offer this special antique violin ready to play and recommend its strong sound, that is rich in overtones, clear, and with excellent resonance.

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