CS9/ 75A Italian Handmade Violin labelled ‘Antonio Lechi, Cremona, 1923’. Soundsample
Italian violin labelled ‘Antonio Lechi, Cremona 1923’. Violin from Antonio Lechi Circa 1923. Labelled ‘Anonio lechi Cremona 1923’ and signed in ink across the label.
Professional player opinion: ‘Beautiful rich-sounding violin. Superb to play’.
In good condition. The back, length 35.9 cm is of two pieces of quarter-sawn maple. The ribs, scroll and neck are of similar wood. Spruce front. Red-brown varnish. Recent Letter of Authenticity from reputable violin dealer is available. Antonio Lechi in 1923. Lechi was mainly active between 1921-1924 in Cremona, Italy. It is believed Lechi was probably an employee of the Claudio Monteverdi Workshop, headed by Aristide Cavalli.