Antique Klingenthal violin, approx. 1850

Violins from Klingenthal in Saxony are famous among musicians for their beautiful, rich sound – nevertheless, these instruments are traded at ridiculous low rates, compared to their outstanding musical qualities. Antique 19th century violins from Klingenthal are great opportunities to purchase a fascinating instrument, just as this old violin, that was built approx. 1850 and meets straightforward standards in craftsmanship. The two-piece maple back is solid work, the transarent golden-brown varnish is of less spectacular...

Violins from Klingenthal in Saxony are famous among musicians for their beautiful, rich sound – nevertheless, these instruments are traded at ridiculous low rates, compared to their outstanding musical qualities. Antique 19th century violins from Klingenthal are great opportunities to purchase a fascinating instrument, just as this old violin, that was built approx. 1850 and meets straightforward standards in craftsmanship. The two-piece maple back is solid work, the transarent golden-brown varnish is of less spectacular quality – but what a difference the warm, matured sound of this perfectly preserved violin makes! The powerful resonance and the fluid, flute-like character satisfy serious demands. This very interesting instrument from Saxony was thoroughly worked over by our experienced luthier and invites the player to explore its wide tonal opportunities.

Klingenthal violin, approx. 1850
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