Instrument Type: Violin
Item #: 000-695
Maker: J. B. Collin-Mézin
Description: Born in Mirecourt, 1841, Charles Jean Baptiste Collin-Mezin apprenticed under his father, C. L. Collin. He soon became an excellent repairman and commenced to make his own instruments. He was later awarded gold and silver medals at the Paris exhibitions of 1878, 1889, and 1900. In 1884, he was named Officer de l’Académie des Beaux-Arts. His work follows after the patterns of Stradivarius, Guarnerius, and Amati.
This particular violin is in excellent condition and is signed by the maker internally on the back plate. It produces a powerful tone with a wide range of colors. Back Length: 35.6 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.