French Violin School of Gaillard c1880

Good looking quality French Violin from the School of Gaillard labelled "Joseph Guarnerius fecit Cremona anno . . ."


Medium, even grain to front.  Two piece fairly tightly flamed maple back with matching ribs.


Blackened edges to scroll and rib joints.


Golden amber varnish  with a touch of red - mostly original, small area of retouch.  All "damage" ie scratches, dents etc were deliberately made when new.


Excellent condition.


LOB: 360mm


Good sounding/powerful violin.  Easy and even response across  strings.


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