Violin by Buthod, Paris c.1890 (Eleve du Sr Vuillaume)
This violin has a warm sound that is evenly balanced across all strings with a rich, lower register.
The one-piece back is deeply flamed with matching ribs and scroll. It is varnished in a glowing, golden brown with a red brown top coat that matches its sound.
French luthier Charles Louis Buthod (1810–1889) was best known for his violins and cellos. Early in his career, he worked in Paris for the legendary French luthier Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume. He later set up his own business, producing violins and cellos, based on the Stradivarius model. Buthod’s violins were awarded a number of medals for their workmanship and tone.
This violin will suit up to an advanced player.
Length of back: 355mm