|Leopold Widhalm and son. Nurnberg, Germany 1783.||Leopold Widhalm and
son. Nurnberg, Germany 1783.
This is an amazing viola in wonderful condition. Beautiful sound. 15 1/8" body size.
|Piergiuseppe Esposti 2002, Cremona Italy.||A very fine Italian viola in perfect condition. It is modelled on the style of Carlo Giuseppe Testore of Milan, Italy in the 1700's. The back and sides are made of beech wood as Testore often did. Great tone. Orange varnish. 16 3/16" size.||$15,800|
|1998 Cremona, Italy
(40.8cm) 16 1/8". Fine Italian viola made by the well-known Italian master
luthier, Piergiuseppe Esposti. Stradivari model with maker's Certificate of
Authenticity. Smooth, powerful Viola sound. Nice one-piece back with
horizontal flames. Fine condition.
|1995 Boston 16" (40.6cm), This professional viola has a powerful, warm, dark viola sound and is in excellent condition. Nicely antiqued varnish, with a classical appearance.||$9,500|
|Leo ASCHAUER. 1964
Mittenwald, Germany. 15 15/16"
Professional viola. Has a 1972 certificate from William Moennig and Son of Philadelphia. Excellent European tone woods and fine sound. Just about 16" in body length.
|Thomas Thorley 1881 England #Ava-2314||
Very fine sounding viola by this maker. Made by him in his workshop near Manchester, England. Both he and his father were respected makers. Transparent medium-dark brown oil varnish. Fine condition too. 15 1/8".
|2001 Owen Sound, Canada. 16 5/8". A fine professional viola by a well-respected Canadian luthier. Desirable sound. High quality tone-wood. Very fine condition.||$7500|
|Edouard BARTLETT||1991 Owen Sound, Ontario 16 5/8". This 15.5" viola was Ed's 26th instrument.||$7500|
Budapest (Hungary) 1994
|16 9/16" (42cm)Made by the luthier, Istvan Farkas. Excellent tone woods. This is a very desirable-sounding viola in very fine condition..||$6500|
|Ed Bartlett, Owen Sound 1981 - 5th Viola -- #CCD615||Fine 16 3/16" viola. Large sound. Good workmanship. Fine attractive tone woods.||
|Marc LABERTE. France. c1950. #AVA-3127||16" Guarneri del Gesu model viola. Excellent condition. Fully balanced and very responsive tone. Red-brown on deep golden ground colour. Good spruce top. Two-piece maple back with narrow flames descending from the center. Ribs and scroll of matching maple.||
|John Thomas Kuczer,
|Fine sounding viola. 15 3/4 inches (40cm). well-made and attractive, in excellent condition..||
|New. Beijing 16" c.2006. Well-made of fine European wood. Stradivarius model. Nice-sounding viola. Antique style varnish, #Ava-1422.||$3600|
|Made in Germany. 1976 - #167. 16" Nicely carved high-grade spruce top and well-flamed curly maple back, sides and neck. Focused sound.||$3500|
|Germany. 1887 - #645. 15.5" Nice old German viola from the 19th Century. Antique brown oil varnish. Top plate varnish restored. Fine condition. #Ava-2028.||$3400|
|Rudolph Doetsch||Made in Germany of European spruce and flamed maple. They are hand graduated and bass bar fitted for tone. Hand varnished in the U.S. in the style a fine antique instrument. Ebony fittings. (15”, 15.5”, 16”, 16.5”) Photos available..||$3000|
|Torc Sorensen, 2010. Listowel, Ontario. #AVA-CTS7||Good viola made by this maker of good spruce and maple. It is his 12th instrument.||$2995|
|2007, 15.5", Beijing. Italian style, "Domenicus Montagnana" model, M203. Delux oil varnish. Medium-dark sound.||$2800|
|Andreas Eastman M605||15.5", 16", 16.5" Outstanding quality. Model 605 Viola. High-grade flamed maple and well-aged spruce. Lightly antiqued and hand-varnished. Dark orange-brown on a yellow-brown ground coat. The tone is rich and powerful with pleasing complexity. Call or email for availability of size. Photos available.||$2750|
|16.5" 2001 Mint
condition. Outstanding fine Viola outfit. Model 905. Antique varnish.
Highest workmanship and quality of sound. Made of the best tone woods.
Outstanding quality. Model 615 Viola. High-grade flamed maple and
well-aged spruce. Lightly antiqued and hand-varnished. Dark orange-brown on a yellow-brown ground coat. The tone is rich and powerful with pleasing complexity.
|Edouard Bartlett, 1966 Owen Sound. 15 7/8" viola #CAG616||Another Fine
Canadian viola. Medium to Dark brown varnish. 40.5 cm body
(15 7/8"). $2500..
|Made in Hungary. 16" Fine condition. Good tone wood, and workmanship.||$2500|
|2002 German. New, 16", Nice Quality wood and workmanship wood, full sound.|
|2009. Germany. 15" Good German Viola, made of European spruce and flamed curly maple. Carefully thicknessed for fine tone by Master luthiers. Beautiful authentic antique varnish.|
|c.2009 Germany. 15.5" Fine German viola. Made of nice European tone woods. Very good sound. Beautiful varnish.||$2100|
|Made in modern Italian Style. Stradivari model 202. Antique oil varnish.||$2100|
model. 2008. Beijing. 16.5".
Very well-made viola. Golden-brown. Good tone.
|Made 2006. 15 9/16" Gasparo Da Salo model from 1580. Fine, dark and good viola tone. Nice brown oil varnish. Well-inlaid purfling design on the back in Da Salo style. Double purfling all around the edges of the top and back. Made under the supervision of Henry Riedstra.|
|Shop of Janos Bela,
|Good viola. Made in Budapest, Hungary, 2004" body size.||$1880|
|Eastman 305 abtuqye-look viola||15",15.5", 16", 16.5" Lightly distressed antique style spirit varnish shades from dark red-brown to golden brown. These violas are visually and tonally appealing. The combination of superior craftsmanship, wood, and artistic finishing results in an instrument of great personality with a powerful, clear tone. Cases and Bows available too. Photos available.2.||$1850|
|2012. 16" viola.
Made in the style of the French master viola. Elegant antiqued
reddish-brown varnish on a deep golden ground. Well-flamed maple back and select spruce top. Beautiful sound, response and projection.
|Old Saxon Viola
|c.1900. Germany. 15.25" Nice brown varnish. Two-piece Curly maple back with flames descending from the center. Fine spruce top. Good sound.||$1600|
|Hai Chou, Beijing,
|Full, rich-sounding attractive viola. Excellent condition.||$1600|
Stradivarius 1713 model
|Made in Czechoslovakia mid 1900's. Nice sound. Fine condition.||$1600|
|15.5" 2009 A
favourite viola among players. Model 305. Antique varnish shaded dark
red-brown on a golden brown ground. Superior wood and craftmanship. A responsive instrument with clear tone and great personality.
Stradivarius c.1970 Czechoslovakia.15.5"
Czechoslovakian Viola. Nice red-brown varnish. Good two-piece maple back
and spruce top. Fine European workmanship and tone.
|2012. Beijing. 14". Viola. Hand-made viola by well-experienced luthiers in the modern Italian tradition. Beautiful 2-piece back with flames descending from the center of the curly maple back.||$1200|
|Samual Eastman M200
Violas or outfites
|16" . Handcrafted from selected, seasoned tone woods with ebony fingerboard and boxwood fittings. Fine tonal quality, and workmanship. Nicely flamed maple with hand-applied satin varnish. (Violas are also available individually without a bow or case at a lower price.) Photos available..||
outfit up to $1029
|Karl Nurnberger M20
|1998. Czech Rep. M20. 16" Fine viola in very good condition. Well-thicknessed. Responsive sound with well-developed C string tone.||$995|
|Jay Haide violas||New plain varnished (Jay Haide), and antique varnished - Jay Haide a l'ancienne - violas. Very pleasant sounding and beautiful modern violas in various sizes.||
|2005, 16". Good viola. Responsive darker sound. Nice wood, Very fine condition.||$795|
Violas or outfits
|Viola Outfit. 14",
15", 15.5", or 16" body size. (A 14-inch Viola requires a height of 5 ft 2
inches.) Good hand-carved workmanship, with ebony fingerboard. Better spruce
top and nicer maple back, sides and scroll. Well-varnished. Consistently
pleasant to play with nice tone. (Violas are also available individually
without a bow or case at a lower price.)
Used - Up to $749
For New - Inquire
|Samual Eastman M80||Viola Outfit. 11",
12", 13", 14", 15", 15.5", or 16" body size. (A 14-inch Viola requires a
height of 5 ft 2 inches.) Good hand-carved workmanship, with ebony
fingerboard. Spruce top; maple back, sides and scroll. Nicely varnished.
Consistently pleasant to play with good tone.
(Violas are also available individually without a bow or case at a lower price.).
Used - Up to $619
For New - Inquire
|1/2-1221 Giovanni Basino Viola outfit||Half-size Viola outfit. Fine tonal qualities. Nice varnish, wood and workmanship. Made in Beijing, 2005. With bow and case.||$595|
|1/2-1383 Giovanni Basino Viola outfit||Half-size Viola outfit. Nice varnish, wood and workmanship. Fine tone. Made in Beijing 2006. With bow and case.||$695|
|1/2-2553 Eastman M80 Viola outfit||Half-size Eastman 80 Viola outfit. Made in 2012. Fine sound and appearance.||$475|
|1/4-1921 Giovanni Basino M200 Viola outfit||Quarter size Viola outfit. Very attractive sound and appearance. Made in Beijing in 2009.||$695|
|1/4-2048 Giovanni Basino Viola outfit||Quarter size Viola outfit. Fine-sounding viola, made of high grade wood and attractive varnish. Made in Beijing in 2010.||$750|
|1/8-1247 Giovanni Basino Viola outfit||Eighth-size Viola outfit for a 5 to 6 year old. Attractive sound, wood and varnish. Fine workmanship. Made in 2005 in Beijing.||$695|
|1/8-1426 Giovanni Basino Viola outfit||Eighth-size Viola outfit for a 5 to 6 year old. Fine sound. Attractive wood and varnish. Fine workmanship. Made in Beijing in 2006.||$695|
|1/8-1500 Giovanni Basino Viola outfit||Eighth-size Viola outfit for a 5 to 6 year old. Very good sound. Attractive wood, workmanship and varnish. Made in Beijing in 2007.||$695|
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