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Antique German violin after Maggini, Saxony, around 1870

This antique German violin after G.P. Maggini is a large violin is suitable for large-handed players, handcrafted in Markneukirchen around 1870. The light-brown varnish is especially attractive, it was applied on a golden ground, wear and signs from playing determine the instruments unique antique character. The general state of preservation is excellent, this violin has no cracks....

This antique German violin after G.P. Maggini is a large violin is suitable for large-handed players, handcrafted in Markneukirchen around 1870. The light-brown varnish is especially attractive, it was applied on a golden ground, wear and signs from playing determine the instruments unique antique character. The general state of preservation is excellent, this violin has no cracks. It has been luthier-set up and is ready to play. Its powerful sound is clear and well-balanced. A dominant clear open voice, especially powerful, responsive and rich in overtones. 

Inventory no.
6487
Provenance
Markneukirchen
Year
circa 1870
Tone
bright, rich in overtones
Length of back
36.2 cm
Antike deutsche Geige nach Maggini, Sachsen, um 1870
Antique German violin after Maggini, Saxony, around 1870
Antique German violin after Maggini, Saxony, around 1870
Antique German violin after Maggini, Saxony, around 1870
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