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French violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1900

This antique turn-of-the-century French violin is an unmistakable and typical representative of the instruments from the French violin-making town of Mirecourt. One characteristic hallmark of its background is the narrow, elegantly carved sound holes which reflect the utmost artisanal quality, as is the extremely accurate purfling in the bee-sting. The highly transparent, golden-brown varnish complements the aesthetic effect of the flaming on the two-piece maple back and the extremely even fine grain of the spruce top. It is easy to envision this...

This antique turn-of-the-century French violin is an unmistakable and typical representative of the instruments from the French violin-making town of Mirecourt. One characteristic hallmark of its background is the narrow, elegantly carved sound holes which reflect the utmost artisanal quality, as is the extremely accurate purfling in the bee-sting. The highly transparent, golden-brown varnish complements the aesthetic effect of the flaming on the two-piece maple back and the extremely even fine grain of the spruce top. It is easy to envision this antique French violin ranking among the premium selection of the famous ateliers of Mirecourt at its time. With a completely crackfree body, this old stringed instrument piece is well preserved and will win you over with its powerful, mature and clear sound full of character.

Includes Corilon's trade-garantee and an optional certificate of appraisal.

Antike französische Geige aus Mirecourt
Antique French violin from Mirecourt - two-piece mildly flamed maple back
- violin ribs
- violin scoll
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