A huge sound from a beautiful and reasonably sized viola. Excellent condition, beautiful workmanship and very playable.
This instrument is a great example of why modern American instruments are performing so well against their older European counterparts. A truly beautiful viola with a booming sound.
Was born in Saxony Germany ca 1895 and lived in New York and Canada. His instruments were very popular in the Philadelphia orchestra, and was specifically known for his violas
Excellent example by the founder of the Chicago School of Violin Making.
Went to the Mittenwald School of Violin Making and passed his Masters test in 1949. This viola was commissioned by the Bavarian State Orchestra and is accompanied by the original bridge with Kantuschers patented bridge design.