A beautifully crafted, unusual looking, full size violin with a carving of a dragon on the back. The varnish is a warm, dark orange brown, the wood used is medium grain spruce for the front and attractive, strongly flamed maple for the ribs and the back. The violin is one of the more up market Chinese violins, from the workshop of Lui Xi in Shanghai.
The violin is set up and ready to play. The outfit includes a bow and a vintage case. Other information about this beautifully crafted, great sounding violin as follows:
Size: Full size 4/4
- Back – 14 inches or 35.6 cm.
- Total length – 23.5 inches or 59.4 cm.
- Varnish: dark orange brown, of warm appearance
Front: medium wide, strong grained spruce
Back: one piece back, strongly flamed
Purfling: inlaid with 6mm wide ornamental strip
Strings: regular strings
Chin rest: ebony
Tailpiece: metal, with fine tuners
Makers label: Lui Xi workshop in Shanghai
Approximate age: second hand, built in 2007
Carry case: comes with a vintage case