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.


Wilfried Leonhardt, Mittenwald - 3/4 sized cello, ca. 1970 - table
Wilfried Leonhardt, Mittenwald - 3/4 sized cello, ca. 1970 - table
Wilfried Leonhardt, Mittenwald - 3/4 sized cello, ca. 1970 - table
back
back
ribs
ribs
scroll
scroll
Inventory No.: 2381
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Wilfried Leonhardt
Length of back: 68.8 cm
Year: approx. 1970
Sold

SALE: 3/4 Cello by Wilfried Leonhardt, Mittenwald

In the traditional Bavarian violinmaking town of Mittenwald, the workshop of luthier Wilfried Leonhardt ranks amongst the names which have transcended national and international borders. Born in Markneukirchen in 1933, the master violin maker took on the family business from his teacher and father-in-law Anton Dietl in 1968, and from that time on, the atelier (which is still family-run to this day) began to specialise in cellos. This 3/4 cello for sale bears Wilfried Leonhardt's original label in the body. As an instrument of particularly high quality, it has been branded with the family seal, a lyre in a circle, which can be seen on the outside of the back below the button. The moderately to broadly-grained spruce of the top and the maple of the two-piece back with its strong and interesting flaming are tone woods which reflect a refined sense of taste and experienced craftsmanship. The ribs and expressively carved scroll are equally pleasing to the eye. An attractive, luminously orange-brown varnish complements the 3/4 cello's aesthetic. Some traces of use can be seen on the top. We received the instrument in undamaged condition and have set it up completely in our atelier. The cello's warm and somewhat gentle sound is highly recommended, and the volume is surprisingly full for a 3/4 cello.

4,500.00 €

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Lovely old French violin by Laberte, Mirecourt
  • Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame, Venice
  • Antique violin. Adolf Sprenger, Stuttgart, 1915
  • SALE French cello bow - Joseph Alfred Lamy père (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • SALE Italian violin of the Pollastri-school: Bruno Piastri, 1993
  • French violin No. 15 by Pierre Claudot, Marseille
  • Old Markneukirchen violin by Wilhelm Herwig
  • German 3/4 violin. A fine small instrument
  • SALE Italian violin by Pierluigi Galetti, Cremona 1999
  • Antique French violin. Made in approximately 1880
  • NEW SOUND SAMPLE George Chanot jr., fine English violin, London
  • Brilliant toned Markneukirchen violin. 1940's
  • English violin by Jeffery J. Gilbert, 1906
  • Old Markneukirchen violin. Paul Rammig, 1938
  • Old violin. Made in Markneukirchen, 1940's
  • Antique Saxon violin after J. Stainer,  c.1920
  • Eugène Cuniot-Hury, French violin bow (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • Fine French cello by Collin-Mézin, 1923 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Fine violin bow by Carl Albert Nürnberger, c.1920 (certificate Klaus Grünke)
  • Master violin after Gaetano Chiocchi
  • Modern Italian violin by Loris Lanini, 1927
  • Charles Louis Bazin - French violin bow
  • Fine quality Markneukirchen violin bow. Knopf workshop, c.1880
  • German Markneukirchen violin after Stradivari