A Saxon violin from the first half of the 20th century. The two piece spruce top of medium, wavy grain. One piece maple back of medium flame, ascending left to right. Ribs and head stock of a plainer maple. Varnish is light brown over a yellow ground. Lightly antiqued, with slight blemishes to the top. Unlabeled. Illegible brand stamp on back, below button.
Henri Delille Workshop Strad "Le Brun" Copy Violin
Henri Delille Stradivari Le Brun Violin
copy of Stradivari's 1712 Le Brun violin from the workshop of Henri
Delille. The original was owned by Niccolò Paganini and this copy
exhibits the clear, bright tone of that instrument.
of fine to medium grain. Two-piece maple back with strong flaming.
Ribs and scroll similar to back. Finished in an oil varnish of light
red-brown on a golden ground. Ebony fingerboard, pegs, tailpiece, and
endbutton. Fine-tuner on E string. Guarneri-style, ebony chinrest.
Handmade in China; set-up by Southwest Strings.
1/4 Etude cello. Fiberglass bow and nylon soft bag. The back of this cello has a 6" x 8" section near the inner bout, with horizontal dents in the wood. There is also a 5" repaired rib crack on bottom rib.