SOLD Antique French 4/4 Violin labelled Riviere & Hawkes dated 1887

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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.