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Old French Mirecourt violin with wood carvings, approx. 1900

This good antique French violin is an attractive piece of work that features beautiful wood carvings, made around 1900 in Mirecourt, France - most likely in the JTL workshops. The woods of quality and well selected: the top is made of medium to wide grained spruce, the one piece back of maple with attractive carvings. The patinated varnish is of a warm light-brown color, very tpical for Mirecourt instruments of this type and showing wonderful signs of age and patination. This attractive antique...

This good antique French violin is an attractive piece of work that features beautiful wood carvings, made around 1900 in Mirecourt, France - most likely in the JTL workshops. The woods of quality and well selected: the top is made of medium to wide grained spruce, the one piece back of maple with attractive carvings. The patinated varnish is of a warm light-brown color, very tpical for Mirecourt instruments of this type and showing wonderful signs of age and patination. This attractive antique violin is in excellent undamaged condition and has been luthier-checked and set up with a new bridge and soundpost and new Pirastro strings. The strong sound is clear and bright and nicely resonant.

Old French Mirecourt violin with wood carvings, approx. 1900
Old French Mirecourt violin with wood carvings, approx. 1900
Old French Mirecourt violin with wood carvings, approx. 1900
Old French Mirecourt violin with wood carvings, approx. 1900
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