European master violins over €5000
Bulgarian master violin by Petko Petkov. Made in Kazanlak, Bulgaria in 2011. Copy of the Lafont Guarneri del Gesu from 1735 and made with seasoned and select Balkan wood. Corpus is 356.5 mm. Rosewood fittings, and a two-piece back with prominent flames. Spirit varnish of golden-brown. Certificate included by the maker. This is a master violin for a soloist, as there is both power and great beauty in the sound; also ideal for orchestral and opera playing or for the professional or advanced player of chamber music. Price €4.900.
Violin by Jan Bursik, master european violin, hand made in the Czech Republic in 2001. This violin is named ‘Arioso’ and comes with a certificate by the maker. Beautiful golden–brown oil varnish that allows the grains of the top and the downward tilting flames of the two-piece back to come through. Rosewood fittings with Thomastik Dominant strings. The sound is powerful, mature and flexible; ideal for any type of playing. Many professionals, including concertmasters in central Europe are playing violins made by this master maker. Price: €6.850,00.
Modern Italian violin by Ausonia del Brocco, Bologna, 1984. Corpus of 356 mm. medium-brown varnish over a golden ground in the modern Italian style. This violin has an unusually sweet and pure tone. Ebony fittings, two-piece back. This violin is available for a limited time only. Price: €8.350.
Old Violin by Sebastian Dalinger made in Vienna in ca. 1770, labeled Sebastian Dalinger. Dark brown varnish; recently restored, cleaned and polished. Strings are Warchal Vintage. Ebony fittings. Fine, rich sound from and perfect for the classical period. Price: €8.850.
Violin by Jan Palikowski. Please inquire for additional information.