This beautifully made violin although undated, appears to be from the mid 19th century and is typical of the high quality of workmanship when Mirecourt violin making was at its peak. This example is in excellent condition and has a brilliant responsive tone.
Horvath is an interesting young maker who has had success in various international competitions. This violin has a brilliant, responsive tone.
The Aschow family were the most important makers and dealers in the San Francisco East Bay area for almost 70 years, closing shop in 1969. John was born in Denmark and studied at the violin making school in Mittenwald before coming to this country at the beginning of the last century.
The Eugen Meinel instruments were made by Ernst Heinrich Roth in the same style as the Roth instruments in the 1920s.
Born in Sweden, Hennig worked in Miami, Denver (1920-1928) and Seattle. His work is highly respected for workmanship and the quality of his varnish.
Heinrich Herman Todt trained in Markneukirchen and worked for an important maker in Busdapest befor reurning home. His workshop made high quality instruments for a number of important shops especially in the U.S. This violin was made for William Lewis and Son in Chicago, one of the largest and most important shops in the country.
Copy of A & H Amati
This beautifully made violin represents an exceptional value in a handcrafted Italian violin.
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