Antique German violin from Saxony after Jacobus Stainer, circa 1920
Saxon violin after J. Stainer, c.1910 - back
Saxon violin after J. Stainer, c.1910 - ribs
Saxon violin after J. Stainer, c.1910 - scroll
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Antique Saxon violin after Stainer, circa 1920

This attractive antique German violin is a successful Markneukichen/Saxony replica of a Jakob Stainer, whose distinctive style with Stainer-type sound holes and pronounced arch is well executed. A transparent orange-brown varnish over a yellow ground covers the maple of the flamed one piece back, and the medium grained spruce of the top. Beautifully accentuated edges and meticulous purfling round out the historic character of this well preserved handmade instrument of good quality craftsmanship. The appealing expression of a unique handmade instrument introduces a very good sounding...

This attractive antique German violin is a successful Markneukichen/Saxony replica of a Jakob Stainer, whose distinctive style with Stainer-type sound holes and pronounced arch is well executed. A transparent orange-brown varnish over a yellow ground covers the maple of the flamed one piece back, and the medium grained spruce of the top. Beautifully accentuated edges and meticulous purfling round out the historic character of this well preserved handmade instrument of good quality craftsmanship. The appealing expression of a unique handmade instrument introduces a very good sounding violin that has been our recommendation in the price range, a crackfree instrument that was well taken care of. With no repair or damage, this violin is offered in perfect condition. It was thoroughly and professionally worked over in our atelier and is ready to play, unfolding its powerful, bright sound, that is rich in overtones and with long lasting resonance and assertiveness.