MV3/ 50A Antique French ‘Dulcis & Fortis’ 3/4 violin


French, circa 1890-1900 3/4 violin labelled. Labelled: ‘Dulcis & Fortis’. With Wittner pegs for easier tuning and Dominant strings. Instrument only.

One-piece back, with horizontal curl, and fine-grain front. Ebony fittings including a new ebony fingerboard.

Dulcis et Fortis violins were made in Mirecourt workshops for the Jerome Thibouville Lamy (JTL). Dulcis et Fortis’ is Latin for ‘sweet and strong’, and this violin  does have a sweet deep sound

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