Interesting old lionhead violin labeled
nicolas lupot luthier rue de crammont ; a paris i'an 1798@
1. Finely carved scroll in shape of a lion's head and accurately inlaid purfling.
2. This beautiful violin shows no open kracks or open seams, and only some minor marks due to its age in it´s old amber varnish.
3. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the 2-piece back - as well as ribs and neck - is nicely flamed maple.
4. The edges are nicely decorated with double line and decorated by Lupot's decoration.
Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.4", body 36 cm / 14.2", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 478 gr / ~16.9 oz.
This beautiful instrument is ready to play.