Instrument Type: Violin
Item #: 000-592
Maker: Paulus Pilat
Description: Celebrated Hungarian luthier Paulus Pilat (1860-1931) was born in Benesov in the Czech Republic in 1860 and died in Budapest, Hungary in 1931. He studied with Thomas Zach in Vienna and worked for Gabriel Lemböck before moving to Budapest, where he was employed in the workshops of Joseph Wenceslas Schunda and Eduard Bartek. Pilat took over the Bartek business in 1883 and was appointed luthier to the Hungarian royal court. His instruments were awarded medals at the World's Fairs held in Paris in 1889 and 1900. Pilat's students include some of the most talented luthiers of the early 20th century Hungarian school, including Mihály Reményi and Maximilian Frirsz.
This particular violin is in excellent condition and produces an open, rich tone with excellent clarity. Back length: 35.7cm.
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.