Jump to content
Maestronet Forums

Jacobus Stainer real or not?


DimaGeorgi1977

Recommended Posts

No resemblance to a Stainer.

To me has all the features of a Voigtland ( now Vogtland) instrument ( Saxony, Markneukirchen/Schonbach, "Musikwinkel", "the usual" - there are a lot of descriptions of this type of workshop instrument as millions of them were produced in the 19th and first part  of the 20th century).

Tail piece is nice and also very  typical of this region.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

18 hours ago, DimaGeorgi1977 said:

but wood experts told me - it old wood - about 200 years old!

Why would you even think Stainer then? He was dead before the tree was even a seed. Was this dendrochronology? Just looking at the fiddle you have to think the wood was 130-160 years old. 200 is certainly possible, but I suspect these makers used wood as soon as it was ready, probably a few years after cutting.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.


×
×
  • Create New...