Violin from the Glaesel Workshop, Germany c. 1920 (Maggini copy)

Violin from the Glaesel Workshop, Germany c. 1920 (Maggini copy)

The voice on this violin in strong and resonant. It speaks easily with some warmth on the G string. It has great soloistic qualities.

The varnish on this violin is a lovely golden brown with top coat of lighter brown.

Ludwig Glaesel II, was born in 1872 in Markneukirchen. He was trained early in his life as a luthier by his father before starting work at the age of 16 for the Grimm workshop in Berlin. In 1899 he opened his own workshop in Berlin-Charlottenburg quickly becoming famous for his fine and reliable work, producing many excellent instruments in the German style in the 20th century.

This is a copy of a Maggini violin.

Length of back: 360mm


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