Instrument Type: Violin
Bow Type: --
Maker: A.W. White
Description: Asa Warren White was born in Barre, Massachusetts in 1826 and worked for instrument dealer and publisher Henry M. Prentiss in Boston before partnering with his brother Ira J. White in 1849. He built the majority of his instruments (mostly violins, some violas and cellos) in Boston in his shop at 86 Tremont St. In 1888, White moved to Chicago where he produced instruments with labels bearing that city’s name. White died in Boston in 1893. This particular violin remains in excellent condition and is a fine example of early American workmanship. The tone is bright and powerful. Back length 35.8 cm.
Terms: This violin is available for examination and trial and has been meticulously set up to our exacting specifications before addition to our catalog. If you wish to inquire further about this violin, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.