Ref :   0914

A very good French violin labelled
François Barzoni
Château-Thierry near Paris. 1891

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Instruments bearing the label 'François Barzoni' were produced at Château-Thierry near Paris during the period 1880 to 1920 and were made exclusively for the London firm of Beare & Son. As in this case, these instrument were stamped 'FB' on the button and below the endpin. This violin also bears the associated label stating that it was made 1891 for Beare & Son.

It is an unusually attractive instrument in virtually flawless condition. All Barzonis were made of carefully selected Swiss spruce and well-figured sycamore. Workmanship throughout is superb.

This particular violin is unusually well-toned with a powerful, well-balanced robust tone, focussed and with projection, making it suitable for almost any performance requirement.


Dimensions :
  Length of back: 35.7 cm

Condition :
  This violin is in impeccable condition.
The only repair has been to a broken corner, which has been reconstructed.

Provenance :
  Owned by Johan Grobbelaar

Price : P.O.A.


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