CS9/ 75A Italian Handmade Violin labelled ‘Antonio Lechi, Cremona, 1923’
Italian violin labelled ‘Antonio Lechi, Cremona 1923’
Professional player opinion: 'Beautiful rich-sounding violin. Superb to play'. Violin from Antonio Lechi Circa 1923. Signed with ink across label. Recent Letter of Authenticity from reputable violin dealer is included in price. 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, who established the workshop in 1880. The back, length 359 mm is of two pieces of quarter-sawn maple; the ribs, scroll and neck of similar wood. The front is of spruce and the varnish of a red-brown colour. The violin is in good condition.