SOLD Antique French 4/4 Violin labelled Riviere & Hawkes dated 1887
Wonderful quality antique French violin from Riviere & Hawkes - original label.
Apart from damage to the varnish to the right of the fingerboard (likely due to poor bow storage), the violin is in excellent condition - no cracks or other restoration.
It has a lovely two-piece flamed maple back and blackened chamfers around the scroll. Light golden/amber varnish - original throughout.
Professionally set-up with quality rosewood fittings and Helicore strings.
Suitable for the serious student aiming for grade 8 and above as well as the discerning amateur.
Comes with a free case and free shipping within the UK. Happy to ship worldwide.