MV11/ 16 Circa 1906, German, 4/4 violin
MV11/ 16 Circa 1906 German 4/4 violin. Labelled: ‘Craig’s celebrated High Class Violins, Aberdeen no 378, 1906 Copy of Guarneri. With Rondo violin strings. Length of back: 35.6cms
Two-piece back of wide grain and tight figure. Medium-grain front. Amber varnish. Ebony fittings and Wittner tailpiece. String length: 32.9cms. Thomas Craig was a violin maker and restorer, based in Aberdeen, who also, it is believed imported instruments from Germany and France in the white and varnished them in his workshop.