CS9/ 77A Handmade 16.5″ viola by Ieuan Owen, Monmouth Wales 1991
CS9/ 77A: Welsh 16 1/4″ (41.5cm) Viola. Labelled ‘Ieuan Owen, 1991 Monmouth’. Signed. With Helicore strings. Instrument only.
Professional player opinion: ‘Has a glowing, velvety, resonant tone. Suitable for a solo player or for chamber music.’
In very good playing condition. Broad-grained two-piece back with even figure. Very fine-grained spruce front. Brown-red oil varnish. Boxwood end pin and ‘Hill-style’ pegs .String length: 37.7 cm.