CS9/ 75A Italian Handmade Violin labelled ‘Antonio Lechi, Cremona, 1923’. Soundsample
CS9/ 75A Italian violin made by Antonio Lechi Circa 1923. Labelled ‘Anonio lechi Cremona 1923’ and signed in ink across the label. With Dominant Pro strings. Length of back: 36 cms. Instrument only.
Professional player opinion: ‘Beautiful rich-sounding violin. Superb to play’.
In good condition. Two-piece back with medium grain and tight figure. The ribs, scroll and neck are of similar wood. Fine-grain spruce front. Matching ebony fittings. Red-brown varnish. String length: 32.7 cms
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.