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Nicolas Chappuy Violin, 1784 Paris


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Product Description

Nicolas Chappuy Violin, 1784 Paris

Gorgeous old French violin made by Nicolas Chappuy, 1784 Paris.  This violin is labeled and branded on the back as such. Recently restored by Keller Strings, 2020.

This violin is in amazing condition and is highlighted by its beautiful golden yellow varnish.  The top is of well-defined spruce with the back, ribs, neck, and scroll being of flamed maple. This violin was artistically made in a long pattern of French and Italian characteristics. The arching is fairly flat.  The Larsen Il Cannone strings are a perfect match for this violin and bring the instrument to life with a resonance that will please the most refined ear. Unique Art-deco ebony tailpeice with brass saddle and Parisian Eye. The pegs are new boxwood.  New Aubert Lux bridge.

Nicolas Augustin Chappuy was born in 1730 and died in 1784.

Product Features:

  • Made in 1784
  • Made in Paris France
  • Made by Nicolas Chappuy
  • Recently restored by Keller Strings in 2020
  • Golden Yellow Varnish
  • Even Grained Spruce Top
  • Beautiful flamed maple for back, ribs, neck and scroll
  • Larsen Il Cannone strings
  • Older boxwood tailpiece
    • Unique Inlay
  • Aubert DeLux Bridge
  • Measurements:
    • Corpus 36.5cm
    • Upper Bout 17cm
    • Middle Bout 12cm
    • Lower Bout 21.2cm
    • Overall 61cm

Stop by soon as rare violins like these do not last long in our shop. Keller Strings is located near the intersection of St. Charles and S. Carrollton, in the Riverbend area.  Our address is 8209 Hampson St, New Orleans 70118. Pick up any accessories you may need as well. We have accessories ranging from shoulder rests, stands, strings, tuners, rosin, and more!

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