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A GOOD FRENCH VIOLIN from the 1920s, bearing the labels "modele d'apres / Nicolaus Amatus Cremone / Hieronymi filii fecit, An 1651" and "Manufacture Francaise / d'armes et cycles de St. Etienne. / VIOLINS San Stefano / Lutherie Francaise".


Two-piece back of broad figure, ribs and scroll similar. Top of spruce of fine irregular grain, the varnish of an orange-yellow on a golden base. It's come to us in very good original condition, without cracks or damage to the wood.


Back length is 358 mm. Weight, without chinrest, 425 grams.

San Stefano French Violin

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