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1. JEAN-BAPTISTE VUILLAUME, Paris, c.1855, a handsome model of the Alard Stradivari, and in an exceptional state of preservation. Certificate from W. E. Hill & Sons and formerly owned by violinist Arved Kurtz. A violin of outstanding tonal qualities and one of the finest examples of Vuillaume's work we have seen. 357mm, (Our #32383) INQUIRE
2. GIOVANNI PRESSENDA, Turin, 1834, a superb concert instrument, certificate by Dario D'Attili 355mm, (Our #31120) INQUIRE
3. JEAN-BAPTISTE VUILLAUME, Paris, 1845-50, a very strong & bold sounding Stradivari model, and a good and characteristic example of Vuillaume's work; Certificate from Kenneth Warren & Son 358mm, (Our #31317) INQUIRE
4. GIOVANNI PAOLO MAGGINI, Brecsia, c.1620, This important violin has the strong & full sound you would expect from a large model Maggini, and still remarkably suitable for a concert artist. Certificate by Charles Beare, London 362mm, (Our #30756) INQUIRE
5. CAMILLO CAMILLI, Mantua, c.1730, 354mm, (Our #31782) INQUIRE
6. GIOVANNI BATTISTA GABRIELLI, Florence, 1760, a beautiful example of this maker's work with a strong and elegant sound; Certificates: William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia; and Max Moller, Amsterdam 353 mm, (Our #32107) INQUIRE
7. GIOVANNI BATTISTA GABRIELLI, Florence, 1750, Certificates: Hart & Son, London; John & Arthur Beare, London; William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia which states: "an outstanding example of this maker's work in flatness of the model, beauty of the wood selection, and state of preservation." 355 mm, (Our #31922) INQUIRE
8. GASPARO DA SALO, Brescia, late 16th century, the back and ribs bt Gasparo da Salo of Brescia, and the table and scroll in the style Joseph Guarneri del Gesu, are later work and attributed to John Frederick Lott II of London c.1840 354mm, (Our #31802) INQUIRE
9. PIETRO ANTONIO LANDOLFI, Milan, 1776, Certificates from: Rudolph Wurlitzer, New York, dated Jan. 11, 1939, and Paulus Pilat, New York dated Sept. 6, 1944 356mm, (Our #30120) INQUIRE
10. VINCENZO POSTIGLIONE, Naples, 1881, a Guarneri del Gesu model; the finest example of this early period of Postiglione's work we have seen & in an unusually fine state of preservation 357mm, (Our #31985) INQUIRE
11. JOANNES TONONI, Bologna, c.1690-1700, with restored cracks & worm repairs; dendrochronology puts the age of bass side wood at1657, and the treble side at 1655. Rory Williams in his blog concerning a local performance on this violin notes: "The haunting colors he elicits from the 1690 Tononi violin stay with you long after the bow’s last breath"; shows the hand of Carlo Tononi 351mm, (Our #24555) INQUIRE
12. GIUSEPPE PEDRAZZINI, Milan, c.1910, an early example of this maker's work, a fine model of J. B. Guadagnini c.1770 354mm, (Our #28500) INQUIRE
13. ANTONIO ZANOTTI, Mantua, c.1730, Certificate from Wm. Moennig & Son, Philadelphia 353mm, (Our #31445) INQUIRE
14. VINCENZO SANNINO, Naples/Rome, c.1925, a very good copy of Ferdinand Gagliano, with a full and rich sound 350mm, (Our #26702) INQUIRE
15. GIOVANNI GUIDANTUS, Bologna, c.1710-1730, 356mm, (Our #31374) INQUIRE
16. GAETANO SGARABOTTO, Parma, c.1930, a Scarampella/Guarneri model labeled: STEFANO SCARAMPELLA di BRESCIA/PREMIATO CON MEDGALIE D'ARGENTO/Fece in Mantova(ms) anno 1913 354mm, (Our #27587) INQUIRE
17. ENRICO MARCHETTI, Turin, c.1895, a characteristic & early work of this maker showing the influence of Marengo Rinaldi. Certificate by Bein & Fushi, Chicago 353mm, (Our #31814) INQUIRE
18. DAVID TECCHLER, Rome, 1736, a very rare and wonderful small violin or violino piccolo (3/4-size by today's standards), by 18th century Rome's finest maker 339mm, (Our #32302) INQUIRE
$35,100-$55,000
19. GAETANO GADDA, Mantua, c.1930s, A typical and clever copy of Scarampella by his student & successor Gaetano Gadda, very strong sounding and in excellent condition 357mm, (Our #32168) INQUIRE
20. J. B. VUILLAUME, Paris/Mirecourt, 1852, a particularly fine example of a Ste. Cecile model Vuillaume, labeled: Ste. Cecile des Thernes/ Paris 1852, and retaining its original neck 358mm, (Our #31009) INQUIRE
21. CLAUDE PIERRAY, Paris, c.1720, 357mm, (Our #31963) INQUIRE
22. JEAN FRANCIOS ALDRIC, Paris, c.1820, a Stradivari model violin by one of the most skillful Paris makers of the Lupot School, in a very fine state of preservation 360mm, (Our #31570) INQUIRE
23. JOHN FREDERICK LOTT II, London, c.1835, a model after Antonio Stradivari with exceptional wood, and equally fine tone; the work of John Frederick Lott II, and possibly made for the London shop of Davis, and shows a collaboration with Charles Maucotel 356mm, (Our #28008) INQUIRE
24. ANDREAS CASTAGNERI, Paris, c.1750, an Italian violin maker from Turin who moved to Paris circa 1720; a beautiful sounding example of the best Paris work of the period 356mm, (Our #29405) INQUIRE
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Violins $20,100- $35,000
25. GIUSEPPE DOLLENZ, Trieste, c.1870, Giuseppe was the son of Giovanni Dollenz 357mm, (Our #25092) INQUIRE
26. ANGELO RADRIZZANI, Milan, c.1920, Angelo Radrizzani trained under Romeo Antoniazzi, and worked for the firm of Leandro Bisiach. His careful work reflects that of the Antoniazzis in both craftsmanship and beautiful wood selection 356mm, (Our #32609) INQUIRE
27. HONORE DERAZEY, Paris, c.1860, a Stradivari model in exceptionally fine condition 359 mm, (Our #32092) INQUIRE
28. GIOVANNI PISTUCCI, Naples, labeled: RAFFAELE ed ANTONIO GAGLIANO/ Quodam Giovanni Napoli 1869, and modeled after the Gagliano Family 356mm, (Our #30757) INQUIRE
29. NEAPOLITAN SCHOOL, c.1890-1910, an interesting Naples School violin, made as a copy of Gasparo da Salo, possibly by Armando Altavilla, of smallish proportions, fully antiqued by the maker & with a strong dark sound 351mm, (Our #30039) INQUIRE
30. GIOVANNI TEDESCO, Naples, c.1925, made in a rustic antique style to resemble the work of earlier Neapolitan makers 358mm, (Our #23571) INQUIRE
31. AZZO ROVESCALLI, Milan, c.1918, made by Rovescalli, a pupil of the Antoniazzis, for the shop of Antonio Monzino in Milan 357mm, (Our #29385) $28,000.
32. CARLO BRUNO, Turin, 1918, 355mm, (Our #24423) $25,000.
33. DIEGO LOVERI, Naples, 1921, a Gagliano model by a fine Neapolitan workshop 354mm, (Our #25123) $25,000.
34. GIULIO DEGANI, Venice/Cincinnati, c.1925, son of the great Venetian maker Eugenio Degani; he took over his father's shop in 1901, emigrated to the U.S. in 1915, worked for Wurlitzer in both New York & Cincinnati, until opening his own workshop in 1922 356mm, (Our #27351) $25,000.
35. PIERRAY/BOQUAY, SCHOOL OF, Paris, mid-18th century, 357mm, (Our #31563) $25,000.
36. CARLO CARLETTI, Pieve di Cento, 1938, 358mm, (Our #24701) $25,000.
37. CHARLES MAUCOTEL, London, c.1850, Charles Maucotel worked for Gand in Paris from 1834, before working for the Davis shop in London (1844-1860) 355mm, (Our #29193) $25,000.
38. ANTONIO SGARBI, Rome, 1929, with a replaced back by Raffaello Stefanini, using the maker's original purfling 356mm, (Our #23790) $22,500.
39. CAMILLO MANDELLI, Milan, 1926, this maker is also known as Camillo da Calco; born in Calco (Como) in 1873; he worked in Milan with Bisiach & Antoniazzi, worked in Buenos Aires in 1889, returned to Italy in 1920 356mm, (Our #27158) $22,000.
40. GENUZIO CARLETTI, Pieve di Cento, c.1960, a good Bologna School violin bearing a label of Carlo Carletti & probably the work of Genuzio Carletti 354mm, (Our #28486) $22,000.
41. GEORGE GEMUNDER, Astoria, 1886, 359mm, (Our #31364) $22,000.
42. BARTOLOMEO TASSINI, Venice, 1754, a Stainer model with various restored back repairs, though none at the soundpost 356mm, (Our #24537) $22,000.
43. PAUL BAILLY, Paris, 1881, a characteristic and good sounding Stradivari model by this fine Paris maker, an alumnus of the shop of J. B. Vuillaume (Our #32171) $22,000.
44. BENJAMIN RUTH, Boston, 2006, 355mm, (Our #31695) $22,000.
Violins $15,100-$20,000
45. HONORE DERAZEY, Mirecourt, c.1850, A Stradivari model after J. B. Vuillaume 358mm, (Our #24783) $20,000.
46. PAOLO VETTORI, Florence, 2014, Modeled after a Nicolo Gagliano violin of 1755 353mm, (Our #30401) $20,000.
47. GEORGE CRASKE, Manchester, 1850, a Guarneri model with a shallow arch, and of somewhat smaller dimensions than many of his insruments 353mm, (Our #26259) $20,000.
48. HERMANN TODT, Markneukirchen, 1914, a superb bench copy of the ex-Lafont Guarneri del Gesu by perhaps the best Markneukirchen maker of the period; labeled: Hermann Todt fecit/ Markneukirchen anno 1914/ Copia/ Joseph Guarnerius 1733/ Frederici Gilfillani/[in manuscript:] Geschenk von Frederick Gilfillan an Jaraslav Siskovsky 1914 351mm, (Our #32240) $18,500.
49. VIRZI BROTHERS WORKSHOP, New York, c.1925, a Stradivari model violin from the Fratelli Giuseppe and Giovanni Virzi of Palermo, with a very handsome two-piece back of ascending maple 357mm, (Our #24739) $18,000.
50. GIUSEPPE SGARBI, ATTRIBUTED TO AND PROBABLY BY, Finale Emilia/Modena, c.1880, 355mm, (Our #32258) $18,000.
51. VITTORIO VILLA, Cremona, 2018, a tastefully antiqued and fine sounding Joseph Guarneri del Gesu model with boldly figured maple 356mm, (Our #32297) $17,500.
52. PATRICK JOSEPH BARDEN, Armagh, Ireland, 2019, Stradivari model 357mm, (Our #32635) $16,000.
53. SEBASTIAN KLOZ, Mittenwald, mid 18th century, 362mm, (Our #28859) $16,000.
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$10,100- $15,000
54. FRANCOIS DELPRATO, Mirecourt/Paris, c.1900-1920, a beautifully antiqued Stradivari model. Delprato was born in Paris in 1876, and worked in Mirecourt, Paris, London, Chicago & New York 355mm, (Our #32432) $15,000.
55. MATTHEW FURBER, London, c.1790-1810, 356mm, (Our #23295) $15,000.
56. GIOVANNI PALLAVER, Verona, 1957, Pallaver was a student of Andrea Bisiach in Milan 357mm, (Our #28700) $15,000.
57. JOSEPH DALL'AGLIO, ATTRIBUTED TO, Mantua, 1821, with a table by another maker (probably by a member of the Hill Family, London, possibly the work of Joseph or Joseph Lockey Hill), receipt from John Friedrich & Bro., New York March 1922, and included in that company's 1922 catalogue 357mm, (Our #25279) $15,000.
58. SIMON ANDREW FORSTER, London, c.1830, a typical Amatese model from this fine London maker, the son and pupil of William Forster III, and pupil of Samuel Gilkes 359mm, (Our #29311) $15,000.
59. JOHN THORELL, Philadelphia, 2017, A remarkable modern interpretation of the 1744 "Ole Bull" Guarneri del Gesu. Length of back is 352mm. A most comfortable violin with a great balance of delicacy and power. 352mm, (Our #32068) $15,000.
60. THOMAS DODD, London, c.1810-, a Stradivari model from the London shop of Thomas Dodd (violins sold by and labeled T. Dodd were made by Bernard Simon Fendt I, John Lott, Sr., or as in this case the work of Samuel Gilkes); original neck re-angled at the heel; Certificate from Balmforth & Son, London 355mm, (Our #22628) $15,000.
61. JANOS SPIEGEL, Budapest, 1918, a Guarneri del Gesu model with a very attractive one-piece back 358mm, (Our #28977) $15,000.
62. PERRY AND WILKINSON, Dublin, 1797, a comfortable model with a flat arch and a slightly short string length 354mm, (Our #29309) $15,000.
63. JEAN-BAPTISTE SALOMON, Paris, c.1770, a good violin of the "Vieux Paris" school, after the style of Jacques Boquay; Certificate from Max Moller, Amsterdam 365mm, (Our #29094) $15,000.
64. GIOVANNI PALLAVER, Verona, 1954, 356mm, (Our #28942) $15,000.
65. CLAUDIO GAMBERINI, Bologna, c.1920s, strong sounding and in exceptional condition, made for the workshop of Luigi Mozzani 358mm, (Our #31974) $15,000.
66. JACOB MUELLER, Berlin, 2016, 355mm, (Our #31485) $15,000.
67. FUSSEN SCHOOL, c.1840, a fine sounding violin by one of the Bolzano/Fussen School makers 356mm, (Our #31060) $15,000.
68. ENGLISH/DUTCH COMPOSITE, Amsterdam/London, c.1740/1775, an interesting and fine sounding composite violin, the back, head and ribs of the Cuypers/Amsterdam school, and attributed to Lodewich Willem Joannes Roumen (Utrecht/Amsterdam c.1775), the table is attributed to William Prior of London c.1740-50 357mm, (Our #24538) $15,000.
69. CHARLES J. B. COLLIN-MEZIN, Mirecourt, 1897, a strong sounding & attractive violin from this prominent Mirecourt workshop 360mm, (Our #28467) $14,000.
70. JUSTIN DERAZEY, Mirecourt, c.1870, a Stradivari model antiqued after the Vuillaume style 360mm, (Our #31991) $13,500.
71. SAMUEL PAYTON, Philadelphia, 2016, Joseph Guarneri del Gesu model 354mm, (Our #31534) $13,500.
72. JOHANN JOSEF STADLMANN, Vienna, c.1750, in a particularly fine state of preservation 357mm, (Our #28720) $12,500.
73. THOMAS KENNEDY, London, 1806, an early violin for this maker strongly showing the influence of his teacher William Forster 355mm, (Our #27367) $12,500.
74. PAUL BAILLY WORKSHOP, Paris/London, c.1904, Stradivari model 357mm, (Our #27266) $12,500.
75. GIOVANNI CAVANI, Modena, c.1930, labeled PIETRO MESSORI/ MODENA/ fatto l'Anno 1932; branded on inside back: MESSORI; and possibly made for Messori by Cavani, certificate by Dario D'Attili, dated Dumont 1992, as the work of Pietro Messori of Modena 356mm, (Our #29097) $12,500.
76. JOHN WILKINSON, London, c.1925, fully antiqued to resemble old Italian work, and bearing a fictitious label: Carlo Broschi/ in Parma fecit 174-- 358mm, (Our #27084) $12,500.
77. JOSEPH KLOZ, Mittenwald, 1793, a good & typical work of Joseph Kloz Junior 353mm, (Our #31809) $12,500.
78. CONSTANTINO CIOFFI, Naples, c.1935, 354mm, (Our #31966) $12,500.
79. SAM PAYTON, Philadelphia, 2015, Modelled after a Matteo Goffriller violin of 1707, rich reddish varnish, elegant details and orchestral arching with comfortable proportions 351mm, (Our #30740) $12,500.
80. BENVENUTO BOTTURI, Brescia, 1939, 357mm, (Our #29289) $12,500.
81. OTTO ERDESZ, an antiqued Guarneri del Gesu model 356mm, (Our #31093) $12,500.
82. LUIGI MOZZANI, Pieve di Cento, 1918, in particularly fine condition 357mm, (Our #28941) $12,500.
83. GEORGE CRASKE, Stockport, c.1860, labeled: Made by George Craske/ (born 1797, died 1888)/ and sold by/ William E. Hill & Sons, London 351mm, (Our #32512) $12,000.
84. JULES JOSEPH GRANDJON, Mirecourt, c.1870, a Guarneri model with a very powerful sound, antiqued in the manner of the J. B. Vuilluame shop 360mm, (Our #29310) $12,000.
85. KARL WEISS, ATTRIBUTED TO, Stuttgart, c.1930, a highly crafted & classy German violin, probably the work of Karl Weiss, b.1912 & worked for Hamma & Hans Nebel; labeled: LEANDRO BISIACH della Scuola Cremonese/ fece in Milano 1896 355mm, (Our #29808) $12,000.
86. LUIGI MOZZANI, Bologna, 1930, 357mm, (Our #24076) $12,000.
87. DAVID CARON, 1987, This great American maker's model after Paganini's 1741 Guarneri del Gesu 354mm, (Our #31432) $12,000.
88. DIDIER NICOLAS AINE, Mirecourt, c.1830, 362mm, (Our #32199) $12,000.
89. WOJCIECH TOPA, Poland, 2010, an antiqued Guarneri del Gesu model 351mm, (Our #31362) $12,000.
90. RAFFAELLO STEFANINI, Bologna, 2010, Stefanini's Bologna Tononi model 356mm, (Our #30587) $12,000.
91. GIUSEPPE CALACE, Naples, c.1930s, 355mm, (Our #24726) $12,000.
92. EULO DORFINO BY PAUL DOERFEL, Markneukirchen, 1930, labeled: Eulo Dorfino/ Espressamente per/ William Moennig & Son./ Reproduction of Carlo Testore/ 1930 357mm, (Our #28606) $11,000.
Violins $8,600-$10,000
93. SASKIA BERGINK, Milan, 2006, Built on a model of Carlo Tononi of particularly handsome wood; Saskia Bergink was a student of the great Milan maker Luca Primon 354mm, (Our #25852) $10,000.
94. DAVID STIRRAT, Edinburgh, c.1820, An interesting maker of the Edinburgh school, a follower of Matthew Hardie 350mm, (Our #26233) $10,000.
95. VIRGILIO CAPELLINI, Cremona, 1974, a Stradivari model in excellent condition 355mm, (Our #28575) $10,000.
96. MICHEL PACHEREL, Paris, c.1780, a late 18th century Paris school violin in an exceptionally fine state of preservation 360mm, (Our #31551) $9,500.
97. FRANCOIS DELPRATO, PROBABLY BY, Mirecourt, c.1900 and later, a tastefully antiqued model of Matteo Goffriller 359mm, (Our #25267) $9,000.
98. EMILE BOULANGEOT, WORKSHOP, Lyon, 1926, 355mm, (Our #31989) $9,000.
99. GEORGE APPARUT, Mirecourt, 1946, 356mm, (Our #31294) $9,000.
$5,600-$8,500
100. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Markneukirchen, 1925, A Model 2-R 1734 Guarneri del Gesu model in nearly perfect unplayed condition 356mm, (Our #32284) $8,500.
101. ETIENNE LAPREVOTTE, Paris, 1822, Laprevotte was from Marseilles, and worked mostly in Paris until 1857 359mm, (Our #31011) $8,500.
102. GEORG WALTER GUTTER, Markneukirchen, c.1920, this maker's model after G. B. Gabbrielli, of very attractive maple, and with a strong darker sound 356mm, (Our #31465) $8,500.
103. TYROLEAN, c.1770, a very fine & attractive 7/8-size violin of the Tyrolean School, possibly by Anton Rief 346mm, (Our #30888) $8,500.
104. BURRITT MILLER, Philadelphia, 1992, 358mm, (Our #28013) $8,000.
105. RICCARDA DACQUATI, Cremona, 2006, Guarneri del Gesu model 352mm, (Our #27120) $8,000.
106. MIRECOURT SCHOOL, c.1900, a nice Stradivari model violin, possibly from the Collin-Mezin workshop 359mm, (Our #23609) $8,000.
107. BURRITT MILLER, Philadelphia, 1999, 355mm, (Our #25075) $8,000.
108. WILLIAM MOENNIG I, Philadelphia, 1919, Wm. Moennig I emigrated from Germany in 1896, & opened his shop in Philadelphia in 1909; labeled: William Moennig, fecit/ Philadelphia anno 1919 360mm, (Our #29512) $8,000.
109. DERAZEY WORKSHOP, Mirecourt, c.1870, a strongly-proportioned Stradivari model and similar to the style of Didier Nicolas Aine 355mm, (Our #30146) $7,500.
110. GUIDO MARAVIGLIA, Pistoia, 1961, interesting modern Italian work with a sweet Italian sound 356mm, (Our #22634) $7,500.
111. AUGUST GEMUNDER & SONS, New York, 1908, a nicely antiqued Stradivari model, labeled: Gemunder "Art" Violin/ SOLE MAKERS/ AUGUST GEMUNDER & SONS./ New York/ 1908 358mm, (Our #30444) $7,500.
112. WILLIAM H. MOENNIG JR., Philadelphia, 1945, 356mm, (Our #29554) $7,500.
113. GUIDO ALBERINI, Cremona, 2001, a Stradivari model from a graduate of the violin making school in Cremona 356mm, (Our #27426) $7,500.
114. HEINRICH TH. HEBERLEIN, JR., Markneukirchen, 1915, a Stradivari model in excellent condition 355mm, (Our #26345) $7,500.
115. LIONELLO GALETTI, Cremona, 1985, Stradivari model, with the maker's certificate 355mm, (Our #25781) $6,500.
116. FRANCOIS BRETON, Mirecourt, c.1890, 358mm, (Our #30378) $6,500.
117. GEORGES CONE ET FILS, Lyon, 1932, a Stradivari model in nearly perfect condition 356mm, (Our #31411) $6,500.
118. MASAKICHI SUZUKI, Nagoya, 1929, An extremely attractive and performance oriented violin 357mm, (Our #31850) $6,500.
119. LEON MOUGENOT, WORKSHOP OF, Mirecourt, c.1920, a Guarneri del Gesu model in excellent condition 357mm, (Our #29955) $6,500.
120. MOUGENOT WORKSHOP, Mirecourt, c.1920s, J. B. Guadagnini model 357mm, (Our #29588) $6,500.
121. PAUL HILAIRE, Mirecourt, 1976, labeled: "Fait par Paul HILAIRE/ en 1976 no. 850/ Made Especially for William Moennig & Son" 355mm, (Our #28463) $6,500.
122. HEINRICH TH HEBERLEIN, JR., Markneukirchen, 1926, Stradivari model 356mm, (Our #28741) $6,500.
123. MARKNEUKIRCHEN, c.1925, This nice Markneukirchen violin has a Storioni label, and an attractive 2-piece maple back. LOB 357mm. (Our #32310) $6,500.
124. CAUSSIN WORKSHOP, Neufchateau (Vosges), c.1880, in this workshop's typical antiqued style; with a strong & dark sound 358mm, (Our #29812) $6,500.
125. FRITZ MOENNIG, Markneukirchen, c.1925, a tastefully antiqued Stradivari model 356mm, (Our #32135) $6,500.
126. ORIPPI & GAMBARIN, Cremona, 2009, a tastefully antiqued Stradivari Model, certificate by the makers 356mm, (Our #29534) $6,500.
127. DERAZEY/GRANDJON SCHOOL, Mirecourt, c.1880, 359mm, (Our #24650) $6,000.
128. HANS NEBEL, Mittenwald, 1945, a full-sounding Guarneri model. Originally from Mittenwald, Hans Nebel worked in New York for Wurlitzer & returned to Mittenwald in 1945 356mm, (Our #25489) $6,000.
129. OTAKAR FR. SPIDLEN, Prague, 1935, 355mm, (Our #29583) $6,000.
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$2,600- $5,500
130. MALINE, Mirecourt, c.1825, a good sounding violin branded & signed internally: Henry B Holt/ London (an English seller/maker previously unknown to us), though it is made in Mirecourt by the prolific Maline workshop 351mm, (Our #24420) $5,500.
131. JAMES BRIGGS, Glasgow, c.1880, 358mm, (Our #24794) $5,500.
132. GUSTAVE AUGUST FICKER, Mittenwald, 1957, a fine copy of Nicolo Gagliano; made by the firm of Ernst Heinrich Roth 356mm, (Our #26242) $5,000.
133. ANTONIO LOVERI, Mirecourt, c.1910, Made in Mirecourt, sold under the name of Antonio Loveri of Naples, & sold through the firm of William Tonk & Bro. of Chicago 359mm, (Our #32027) $5,000.
134. FRANZ REINDL, Mittenwald, 1967, 356mm, (Our #28499) $5,000.
135. CORBINIAN HORNSTEINER, Mittenwald, c.1820, labelled Martin Hornsteiner . . .1763 355mm, (Our #24419) $5,000.
136. JEROME THIBOUVILLE-LAMY, Mirecourt, c.1880-90, antiqued in the Caussin style 355mm, (Our #26362) $4,500.
137. MAX SCHUSTER, Markneukirchen, c.1925, a Stradivari model with a highly figured maple back & in very good overall condition 356mm, (Our #26608) $4,500.
138. G. A. PFRETZSCHNER, Markneukirchen, c.1925-30, a 1920s Stradivari model in excellent condition; labeled: Reproduction of Ant. Stradivarius/ made by G.A.Pfretzschner/Markneukirchen 357mm, (Our #25819) $4,500.
139. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, FOR LOWENDALL, Markneukirchen, 1926, labeled: Hermann Lowendall/ Berlin 1926/ Reproduction of Antonius Stradivarius/Cremona 1721; this basically corresponds to Roth's model IV-R 360mm, (Our #30159) $4,500.
140. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Marrkneukirchen, 1949, a Stradivari model, and probably the best post-war E. R. Roth violin we've seen 357mm, (Our #32300) $4,500.
141. JOHN FRIEDRICH & BRO., Markneukirchen, 1921, (Our #31682) $4,500.
142. MARKNEUKIRCHEN SCHOOL, c.1920, a very attractive and fine sounding violin from a good Markneukirchen workshop 358mm, (Our #31740) $4,500.
143. JOHN FRIEDRICH & BRO, Markneukirchen, 1923, a fine German Stradivari model made for & sold by the shop of John Friedrich in New York 358mm, (Our #26573) $4,500.
144. ROBERT GLIER, Cincinnati, 1915, a Stradivari model violin, made in Mirecourt, France, probably by the Mougenot workshop, & finished by Robert Glier for the Rudolph Wurlitzer Company 355mm, (Our #25801) $4,000.
145. FRANCOIS XAVIER LECAVALLE, Mirecourt, 1856, the pegbox terminating in a carved bald & bearded man's head, presumed to be that of Gaspard Duiffopruggar, with a strikingly figured maple back; inscribed on inside back: Lacavelle a mirecourt/ en. 1856, (14-1/2") 368mm, (Our #26458) $4,000.
146. CAUSSIN WORKSHOP, Neufchateau (Vosges), c.1860-, an interesting & very strong sounding semi-antiqued 19th century French violin with a large body (14-7/16") 367mm, (Our #31909) $4,000.
147. JEROME THIBOUVILLE-LAMY, Mirecourt, c.1890-1900, 357mm, (Our #24961) $4,000.
148. E. MANNHEIMER, Markneukirchen, c.1920, Guarneri model 357mm, (Our #30594) $3,800.
149. SALVADORE DE DURRO, Saxony, c.1910, the best violin we have seen with a Buegeleisen & Jacobson de Durro label (one of their catalogue trade- names), in nearly perfect condition 355mm, (Our #31749) $3,800.
150. ANDREAS MORELLI, Markneukirchen, c.1925, 358mm, (Our #31248) $3,750.
151. C. G. CONN, Elkhart, Indiana, c.1925, Stradivarius model, possibly the work of Frank Barstow 360mm, (Our #27753) $3,500.
152. LOUIS LOWENDALL, WORKSHOP, Berlin, c.1890, an antiqued Guarneri model in excellent condition 357mm, (Our #27496) $3,500.
153. NEUNER & HORNSTEINER, Mittenwald, c.1900, An unusually good looking violin in the Mirecourt tradition, but from a Mittenwald firm (Our #30050) $3,500.
154. ALBERT HILDEBRANDT, Baltimore, 1907, a lovely handmade American Red Violin, a fine sounding Guarneri model in excellent condition 356mm, (Our #28488) $3,500.
155. WALTER SOLON GOSS, Boston, 1915, labeled: MODEL "Scottish" Guarnerius/ WALTER SOLON GOSS/ STRING INSTRUMENT MAKER/ copy of FAMOUS ITALIANS/ BOSTON, MASS A.D. 1915 (Our #31229) $3,500.
156. G. A. PFRETZSCHNER, Markneukirchen, c.1920s, labeled: Meister-Geige/copy of/ Antonius Stradivarious/hand made by/ G. A. Pfretzschner 358mm, (Our #26330) $3,500.
157. H. M. SNELL, Pittsburgh, 1926, a finely crafted Guarneri model with extensive varnish craquele 357mm, (Our #29669) $3,500.
158. ENGLISH/SCOTTISH, Manchester / Glasgow, c.1900, 359mm, (Our #24767) $3,500.
159. KURT GUTTER, Markneukirchen, 1925, 359mm, (Our #26931) $3,500.
160. HERMANN TODT, Markneukirchen, 1922, Joseph Guarneri model 357mm, (Our #30920) $3,500.
161. LOUIS LOWENDALL, Berlin, c.1925, 355mm, (Our #30647) $3,500.
162. VIRZI LABEL, Saxony, 1927, produced in Germany and sold through the Virzi Bros. firm in New York; bearing the label: VIRZI Tone #4449/ U.S. and Foreign Pats./Marca, Reg -Italia- New York, Anno 1927 (Virzi tone-producer removed). 359mm, (Our #28877) $3,500.
163. CARLO MICELLI, Saxony, 1920, in excellent condition; Carlo Micelli was a trade-name used by the firm of C. Meisel, & made in the Meisel workshop in Saxony 362mm, (Our #26670) $3,500.
164. HEBERLEIN WORKSHOP, Markneukirchen, c.1920s, a strong sounding Stradivari model, in particularly fine condition 356mm, (Our #26375) $3,000.
165. JACOBUS HORNSTEINER, Markneukirchen, c.1930s, Stradivari model, excellent condition, clear, bright sound, this was a trade-name used by the firm of Ernst Heinrich Roth 358mm, (Our #30928) $3,000.
166. REMBERT WURLITZER (MADE FOR), Mittenwald, c.1960, 355mm, (Our #30681) $3,000.
167. ENGLISH, c.1880, modeled after Giovanni Paolo Maggini 362mm, (Our #22888) $3,000.
168. CAUSSIN SCHOOL, Mirecourt, c.1880s, in an antiqued style, by the firm of Jerome Thibouville-Lamy 358mm, (Our #27592) $3,000.
169. HEINRICH TH. HEBERLEIN, JR., Markneukirchen, 1914, 356mm, (Our #30521) $3,000.
Out of the Woodshed
Violins $1,100- $2,500
170. ALBERT SCHUMANN, Morendorf, Germany, 2003, 357mm, (Our #32279) $2,500.
171. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Markneukirchen, 1927, a good sounding less expensive Roth workshop Stradivari model 356mm, (Our #30597) $2,500.
172. PAUL CLAUDOT, Mirecourt, c.1890s, 362mm, (Our #30281) $2,500.
173. MAGGINI MODEL, Markneukirchen, c.1890-1910, tastefully antiqued varnish in the French style, a long Maggini model with a massive deep sound 366mm, (Our #29242) $2,500.
174. ROMAN TELLER, Erlangen, Germany, c.1960, 359mm, (Our #29396) $2,500.
175. NEUNER & HORNSTEINER, Mittenwald, c.1880, a typical dark burgundy-color Stradivari model from this workshop 355mm, (Our #30607) $2,500.
176. JEROME THIBOUVILLE-LAMY, Mirecourt, c.1890s, a decently crafted Stradivari model of J.T.L.'s Medio Fino grade 360mm, (Our #31566) $1,600.
177. ERNST MARTIN, Saxony, c.1901, 364mm, (Our #29679) $1,500.
178. IVAN DUNOV, 2016, 355mm, (Our #31628) $1,200.
Out of the Woodshed
$1,000 and Under
179. QM VIOLINS, China, An attractive violin with a two-piece back and lightly shaded orange-brown varnish. The length of back is 355mm. Case and bow included. 355mm, (Our #32488) $800.
Baroque
180. LOCKEY HILL, London, c.1775, still in Baroque condition with original neck (still in with nail), saddle, & bass-bar 353mm, (Our #22898) $15,000.
181. NICOLAS AUGUSTIN CHAPPUY, Mirecourt, c.1780s, in a particularly fine state of preservation & in original Baroque condition, certificate by Wm. Moennig & Son, Philadelphia 360mm, (Our #28315) $12,000.
182. ENGLISH, London, c.1680-1720, This violin has a Baroque set-up with the original neck and bass-bar, and bears some similarity to the work of William Baker & John Grice, who were London makers of the late 17th & early 18th centuries. It has a one-piece back of narrow curl descending from left to right, ribs and head of faint medium curl, and a two-piece table of faint medium-broad grain narrowing at the flanks. The varnish is a light golden-orange brown over a golden ground. 352mm, (Our #23168) $7,500.
183. DAVID HOPF, Klingenthal, c.1790-1800, This is a remarkably intact example of a transitional violin in original condition and is presently set up with gut strings. It has the makers typically eccentric corners and soundholes, and the original neck and neck angle. It has a one-piece slab/quartered back of narrow curl ascending from left to right, ribs of similar wood, and a head of fine irregular curl. Measurements: string length: 315mm, length of back: 355mm, upper bout: 168mm, center bout: 112mm, lower bout: 208mm. 356mm, (Our #27536) $4,500.
184. GEBRUDER LIPPOLD, Neukirchen, 1824, This Saxon violin has a one-piece maple back of attractive medium curl descending from left to right, broader ribs, a head of plain curl, and a two-piece table of medium grain broadening toward the flanks with a reddish-brown varnish. It is suitable for use as a classical style violin and is overall period original, including the neck, bass-bar, and pegs. It is in very good condition but requires a fingerboard and some minor restorations. Scale length: 315mm. 357mm, (Our #24651) $2,500.
Fiddling Children
Fractional Size Violins
185. ALBERT KNORR, Markneukirchen, c.1920s, 3/4 size, beautiful wood & nicely antiqued, in excellent condition 336mm, (Our #28650) $4,000.
186. THIBOUVILLE-LAMY OR COLIN WORKSHOP, Mirecourt, France, c.1910, 3/4 size, (13-1/4") 336mm, (Our #27353) $3,500.
187. JEROME THIBOUVILLE-LAMY, Mirecourt, c.1900-1910, 3/4 size, in nearly perfect condition 330mm, (Our #30302) $2,800.
188. JEHANNE H. BLAISE, Mirecourt, c.1910 & later, 3/4 size, a nice older Mirecourt 3/4 in nearly perfect condition, (13-3/8") 340mm, (Our #28872) $2,500.
189. MARKNEUKIRCHEN SCHOOL, c.1880, 1/4 size 283mm, (Our #28696) $2,000.
190. HEINRICH EICHEIMER, Berlin, 1896, 3/4 size Guarneri model. 330mm, (Our #32087) $350.