Instrument Type: Violin
Item #: 000-889
Maker: Pierre Joseph Hel
Description: (1842 – 1902) Pierre Joseph Hel apprenticed in Mirecourt withSalzardbefore working forSébastien Vuillaumein Paris andNicolas Darche. In 1865 he opened his own shop in Lille, where he produced over 750 instrument until his death in 1902. Hel mostly used classical Cremonese patterns, but Maggini was also an inspiration. His craftsmanship and materials were excellent, with good sound quality and a fine brownish-red varnish. His son Pierre Jean Henri followed him into the trade.
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.