Interesting antique French violin "Lafleur Paris and London"

This violin is an excellent sounding old French violin after Stradivarius. It is an instrument labeled "Lafleur Paris and London" indicating it was made for or in collaboration with one of the major London violin firms. The workmanship is of excellent quality and aesthetics. The woods are beautiful and well selected - the top made of medium grained spruce, the one piece back of mildly flamed maple. The ribs are similar. The varnish is of an especially beautiful transparent golden brown color with appealing patina....

This violin is an excellent sounding old French violin after Stradivarius. It is an instrument labeled "Lafleur Paris and London" indicating it was made for or in collaboration with one of the major London violin firms. The workmanship is of excellent quality and aesthetics. The woods are beautiful and well selected - the top made of medium grained spruce, the one piece back of mildly flamed maple. The ribs are similar. The varnish is of an especially beautiful transparent golden brown color with appealing patina. It is undamaged, crackfree and in fine playing condition. 

€ 3,000.00
approx. $ 3,270.00
Inventory no.
4812
Provenance
Mirecourt
Year
circa 1890
Tone
warm, large, mature, lovely
Length of back
36.2 cm
Interessante französische Geige, Etikett "Lafleur Paris and London"
Interesting antique French violin "Lafleur Paris and London"
Interesting antique French violin "Lafleur Paris and London"
Interesting antique French violin "Lafleur Paris and London"
Interesting antique French violin "Lafleur Paris and London"
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