Here are the violas that are available, please click on them for more information.



Viola LOB 14 7/8"
Interesting English Viola Circa 1740. Original neck extended to modern lengths. A few sound old repaired cracks to table.  It has a wonderful lustrous varnish and a striking two piece back. LOB 14 7/8th inches. The instrument has not been shortened. It bears a label for Gilkes 1820. The viola is nicely set up with rosewood fittings and very straight forward to play. Its even across the strings and has a rich mellow sound that projects well.

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Trial welcome.

£4,500 for sale on behalf of a client

Student discount available


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Viola LOB 14.5
A very sweet sounding, recently restored instrument, professionally set up and ready to play. Ideal for a younger student or smaller adult.  It is responsive and easy to play and gives a good viola sound. The two piece back is made of broadly flamed maple with a good quality spruce front. The instrument is blocked and lined.

Made in Germany around 1850.

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Trial welcome.