A Violin by Marino Capicchioni
Violin by Marino Capicchioni, Rimini, 1926
Crafted by a master maker, this Italian violin is a personal model. Capicchioni’s inventive character is easily seen in this early-period instrument. In our view, the high point of this violin is the elegant and thick chamfer of its scroll.More
This Italian violin represents the genius that was Marino Capicchioni, one of the most important Italian modern makers. Made in 1926 it is the violin number 30 made in the first decade of his career. Its craftsmanship shows the hand of a young maker with strong talent and inventiveness exploring different ideas and models in a very elegant and solid manner. It is a soloist violin, very refined and from a maker that is highly researched in the latest years for it's tonal and workmanship qualities. Among the players that owned a Capicchioni violin are Yehudi Menhuin, Salvatore Accardo, David Oistrach, and Mstislav Rostropovitch.
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