4/4 English Violin Attributed to Joseph Anthony Chanot, c1910



Product reference : 2126000945818 or 1510/S

4/4 English Violin attributed to Joseph Anthony Chanot, London, circa 1910, Unlabelled.

This Chanot is a very good English violin of the highest quality workmanship, and a copy of the Messiah Stradivari of 1716. It is in immaculate condition. Its varnish is golden brown. Joseph Anthony Chanot was the youngest son and successor of Georges II, born in London 1865, a prolific maker. As well as making many excellent instruments, he was also involved in the revival of viol making. When played, this violin produces an incredible clarity of sound, and is receptive to real nuance.

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