Fine Old Antique French Violin Of The Caussin School Circa 1870 Watch & Listen
Fine antique french violin of the Caussin school made circa 1870. Fine antique 19th century french violin of the Caussin school made circa 1870. The top is made of two parts of spruce, and shows very regular grain lines slightly widening towards the edges. The back is made of two pieces of nicely flamed maple, the curl horizontal. The ribs and head are of the same wood. The violin was made in copy at the time, and shows original artificial signs of age which have combined with natural ones since then. The varnish is of an orange-brown color, nicely worn at places. The beautiful head has been originally grafted on the neck, as it was in use in the Caussin school at the time. On the inside back can be found a very worn italian label.
The violin is in a very well preserved condition, with some wear but no repairs. The violin has been set up with a rosewood and ebony tailpiece, the matching chinrest, Thomastik Dominant strings and a Despiau bridge. The sound is of the highest concert level, warm and mature, powerful, projective and brilliant. Antique french violin, school of Caussin - YouTube. Video will open in a new window. The violin will be sent in a new rectangular case of quality. The item "FINE OLD ANTIQUE FRENCH VIOLIN OF THE CAUSSIN SCHOOL CIRCA 1870 WATCH & LISTEN" is in sale since Friday, May 5, 2017.
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.
- Size: 4/4
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France
- Type: Acoustic
- MPN: Does Not Apply
- Brand: Unbranded
- Skill Level: Advanced