Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube! Please listen to this video with headphones for best result! An excellent old German 19th century master violin with writing inside the table reading Josef Karl Ri?? Please listen to the video/soundfile & scroll down to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! This excellent masterpiece shows no open cracks or open seams.The table is finely grained spruce and the 1-piece back - as well as ribs and neck - is nicely flamed maple. The tailpiece is decorated with mother-of-pearl inlays. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received a new setup with newly fitted elder ebony pegs, tailpiece & chinrest, a newly fitted elder bridge and new strings. These are new German silver wound steel core strings with good projection, easy to play while allowing rapid performance. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins to provide a comparison of the tonal qualities of each instrument in the videos. In any case a new owner should consider higher quality strings of own personal preference to enhance the full character of this violin! Beautiful old quality instrument with great potential in immediate playing condition! Total 58,5 cm / 23", body 35,2 cm / 13.8", vibrating chord length 32,3 cm / 12.7, weight 466 gr / 16.44 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask, or/and - as we sell a lot of different violins - we would recommend to do a bit of internet research Google / Wikipedia etc. About makers, models and prices. Please be aware, that mostly all violins we offer are old and in used condition - it might differ from instrument to instrument, but each violin will probably need personal settings to suit your individual needs.. We´ll pack your violin for max. Safety at transport with the bridge laid. PLEASE CHECK FEEDBACK FROM OUR BUYERS! Among our numerous customers are many professional violinists, collectors, re-sellers and repeating clients from all over the globe - just read what other people say about us! For our other selected premium violins, violas and bows as well as for more information about and around old violins please visit our website! Please also see our other listings - we currently offer several old violins. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins".
The seller is "old-violin-international" and is located in this country: PT. This item can be shipped worldwide.