CS10/ 10 Handmade 4/4 violin by Jan Kudanowski. Circa 1976. Sound sample.
CS10/ 10 Handmade 4/4 violin by Jan Kudanowski. Labelled “Jan Kudanowski of Cremona. Jan Kudanowski made for Thomas Smith (Luthiers) Limited. Birmingham 1976 No.40”. With Evah Pirazzi strings. Length of back: 35.6 cms. Instrument only.
Two-piece back with wide grain and tight figure. Fine-grain front. Golden-amber varnish. Boxwood fittings. String length: 32.8 cms
Professional player opinion: ‘Good instant response with a velvety smooth sound across all strings. Superb depth with mellow bottom notes and a deep G.’