CS8/ 04A Handmade by James Parkinson 16″ Viola, Llandudno, Circa 1923.
Antique, handmade in Lladudno, Wales by James Parkinson in 1923.
A good Welsh Viola made by James Parkinson, bearing the maker's original label dated 1923. The back is in two pieces of quarter-swan maple marked with a strong curl of narrow width. The ribs, scroll and neck are of similar wood. The front is of medium grain spruce. the varnish is of a red brown colour.