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Helmuth Keller “ex-Ingrid Hutman" Viola, USA 1965

Category: Violas
Manufacturer: Keller, Helmuth “ex-Ingrid Hutman"

Instrument Type: Viola

Item #: XXX-1079

Year: 1965

Price: $30,000.00

Maker: Helmuth Keller “ex-Ingrid Hutman"

Description: 16 3/4" viola made by Philadelphia maker Helmuth Keller, and modeled after the Vieuxtemps Gasparo da Salo viola, in particularly fine condition. The two-piece maple back is of medium-narrow curl descending from the center joint. The two-piece spruce table is of medium to fine grain broadening towards the flanks. The varnish is a warm brown color over golden ground.

Back length: 42.7 cm.

String length: 36.8 cm.

This viola was owned and performed on by Ingrid Hutman of the Los Angeles Philharmonic for decades. The sound is rich and penetrating.

Terms: This viola 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 viola, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.

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