CS9/ 75A Italian Handmade Violin labelled ‘Antonio Lechi, Cremona, 1923’. Soundsample

£6,000.00

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’.

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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.

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