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Ernest Edler violin, Boston circa 1930

Ernest Edler violin, Boston circa 1930Ernest Edler violin, Boston circa 1930Ernest Edler violin, Boston circa 1930Ernest Edler violin, Boston circa 1930Ernest Edler violin, Boston circa 1930
Catalog ID: C-932

Ernest Edler worked for his father, J. Henry Edler in Boston, who headed the old violins department at Elias Howe in from 1900-1919. The elder Edler renamed the shop J.H. Edler & Son when Ernest joined him. We don't have much information on Ernest; only that he was still working in Boston in 1940.

This violin was made c. 1930. It is unlabeled, but is stamped with a tiny bridge stamp which is used on the original bridge as well: EDLER BOSTON. The medium flame of the one-piece quarter-sawn maple back is of medium width and runs horizontally. The orange-brown varnish is evenly applied over a golden ground. The tone is a very attractive dark, bold, and rich sound. The pattern of this violin is after Stradivari, but the scroll is cut in a large, thick, del Gesu 'Cannon' style.

Length of back: 355 mm 4/4
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$9,000.00