Jay Haide à l’ancienne 15 3/4″ Maggini Model Viola – SOLD AUGUST 26, 2022 –
Jay Haide à l’ancienne violas are handmade in the Italian tradition. This instrument features the characteristic Maggini f-holes and double lines of top and back purfling The orange-brown oil varnish shows a nice patina. Fitted in ebony with Helicore strings.
This Maggini model viola recreates the dark, rich tone of the Old Brescian Masters. The quality of antiquing gives it a hundred year old look. These violas are excellent instruments for the more intermediate and advanced players.