Historic French violin, Remy, Paris approx. 1840

This unlabeled and interesting historic French violin was crafted in approximately 1840, most likely by a luthier who belonged to the renowned family of Parisian master Jean-Mathurin Remy. With its radiant, strong, charming voice and its elegant historic aesthetic, it is a stylish and typical example of the instruments which helped the name Remy establish such a solid reputation in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The medium-grained spruce of the top and beautifully flamed maple of the one-piece back are tone woods of the finest acoustic quality...

This unlabeled and interesting historic French violin was crafted in approximately 1840, most likely by a luthier who belonged to the renowned family of Parisian master Jean-Mathurin Remy. With its radiant, strong, charming voice and its elegant historic aesthetic, it is a stylish and typical example of the instruments which helped the name Remy establish such a solid reputation in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The medium-grained spruce of the top and beautifully flamed maple of the one-piece back are tone woods of the finest acoustic quality and appearance. A transparent orange-brown varnish gives sophisticated nuance to the perfectly crafted beesting corners and sound holes; the varnish is further enhanced by beautiful anqtiue patina which developed over the course of some 170 years. In keeping with its advance age, this French Remy workshop violin, which has been kept with a crackfree body in premium condition. The restoration specialists at our atelier completely set up the instrument and made it ready to play; its excellent condition. We warmly recommend this antique French violin in part because of its warm and radiant sound, which is darker in the lower registers and has a bright singing voice in higher notes.  

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Antike französische Geige von Remy Paris
Historic French violin, Remy, Paris approx. 1840
Historic French violin, Remy, Paris approx. 1840
Historic French violin, Remy, Paris approx. 1840
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