Instrument Type: Violin
Item #: 000-995
Price: Upon Request
Maker: Charles Adolphe Maucotel
Description: After his apprenticeship in Mirecourt, Charles Adolphe Maucotel joined Jean Baptiste Vuillaume's workshop in Paris in 1839, at the age of nineteen. Charles Adolphe Maucotel remained with J.B. Vuillaume for 5 years, becoming his main collaborator In 1844. In 1852 Charles Adolphe Maucotel established his own workshop in the Galerie Vivienne in Paris. His workshop was located on rue Croix des Petits Champs before ultimately moving to rue Princesse.
According to William Henley, Charles Adolphe Maucotel died in 1858 by committing suicide. Some of his honors and awards include: the 1844 Bronze Medal for a viola at the National Paris Exhibition and the1855 Medal of second class at the International Paris Exhibition.
This violin is an exquisite copy of a Lupot. Everything from the wood selection to the choice and application of the varnish is exquisite. The sound is powerful and rich. Back Length:35.9 cm.
Certified by Reuning & Sons, Boston, MA.
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.