CS9/ 44 English 17 1/8″ viola by William Piper. Brescian model. Circa 1982. Sound sample.

£6,500.00

Preowned English 17 1/8″ viola by William Piper. Brescian model. Labelled ‘Camille Violins William Piper Anno 1982 No 93 Birmingham’. With Dominant strings. Length of back: 43.6 cms .Comes with original maker’s certificate of authenticity, with photos.

Fine making by one hand.

 

One-piece, birdseye maple back. Wide-grain front. Golden-brown varnish. Handmade boxwood fittings. String length: 38.7 cms.

William Piper  has been  a violin maker and repairer since 1965 when he began as an apprentice at Sydney Evans musical instrument business and has made and sold over 600 instruments.

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