Carl Erdmann Pieschel

$7,900.00

Carl Erdman Pieschel (1767-1820), son to guitar maker Carl Ernst Pieschel and pupil to John Adam Martin, constructed his violins in Markneukirchen. This violin features a yellowish-brown varnish, characteristic of Pieschel’s work. Little-known builder. Violin has been completely re-graduated and modernized to fit today’s higher tension violin strings, as well as playing style. Past repairs can be seen just below the button – not perfectly executed, but quite strong structurally. Beautiful scroll.

Description

Carl Erdman Pieschel (1767-1820), son to guitar maker Carl Ernst Pieschel and pupil to John Adam Martin, constructed his violins in Markneukirchen. This violin features a yellowish-brown varnish, characteristic of Pieschel’s work. This violin has been completely re-graduated and modernized to fit today’s higher tension violin strings, as well as playing style. Past repairs can be seen just below the button – not perfectly executed, but quite strong structurally and features a beautiful scroll. This is New Life Series Violin has been completely re-graduated and modernized to fit today’s higher tension violin strings, as well as playing style also a new hand-made bass bar and soundpost.

Excerpt from The Violinist magazine (October 1909) –  Google Books.:

Carl Erdmann Pieschel, born 1767 in Markneukirchen, Saxony, was the only son of the guitarmaker, Carl Ernst Picschel. He was a pupil of Joh. Adam Martin.

His workmanship is usually of the average merit, his varnish mostly of yellow or yellowish brown color. He died in 1820.

Markneukirchen has been a violin makers’ town since the sixteenth century and produces thousands of violins and other musical instruments yearly.

C. F. W., Brockton, Mass.

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Weight 9 lbs
Dimensions 36 × 10 × 10 in

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