Fine antique french violin made by Claude-François Vuillaume père in Mirecourt circa 1780. Fine antique violin made by Claude-François Vuillaume (1750/1810) in Mirecourt circa 1780. Claude-François was the father of the celebrated maker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume.
His works are very recognizable, influenced by the Stainer model, with an elegant outline showing little corners. The top is made of two parts of spruce, and shows regular grain lines widening towards the edges. The back is made of two pieces of faintly flamed maple, the curl slightly descending from the center joint. The ribs and head are of the same wood. The head has been beautifully grafted on a new neck.The varnish is of an amber-brown color on a golden ground. The instrument has been very artistically restored, and is in a fine. The violin has been freshly set-up with a new Despiau bridge, a new chinrest, a new tailpiece, a new. Soundpost and Thomastik Dominant strings. On the inside back can be found the original label of Claude-François Vuillaume, "CF Vuillaume". The violin is guaranteed 100% authentic. An illustrated certificate will be joined. The instrument comes with a new BAM case. The violin has an incredibly beautiful round and warm sound, and is responsive and easy to play.
Fine antique French master violin made by Claude François Vuillaume père circa 1780. The item "FINE OLD ANTIQUE FRENCH MASTER VIOLIN MADE BY CLAUDE FRANCOIS VUILLAUME CA 1780" is in sale since Thursday, March 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins". The seller is "ames-anciennes" and is located in Toulouse.This item can be shipped worldwide.