VIOLIN BY JOSEPH COUTURIEUX
Violin by JOSEPH COUTURIEUX made in Chalons sur Marne (France) c.1860 .
Two piece table of spruce of irregular medium grain.
One piece back of maple of horizontal thin curl.
Ribs and head of the similar wood.
Varnish of a red-brown colour on golden ground.
Labelled : Joseph Guarnerius fecit
Cremonae anno 17 (Cross) IHS
Length of the back : 360 mm
C.f; : John DILWORTH, 'The Brompton's Book of Violin and Bow Makers', Ed. John Milnes, London, 2012, page 131