Mathias Klotz – 15 1/4″ Viola – SOLD DECEMBER 21, 2022 –
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Mathias Kloz Lautenmacher
in Mittenvvaldt, Anno 1708
Mittenwald circa early 1750s. Two piece maple back of medium curl. Matching ribs. Two piece spruce top of fine to medium width grain. Yellow brown varnish on a golden yellow ground. This instrument displays the beautiful patina that comes from over two centuries of play. Fitted in ebony with Helicore strings. This viola contains a graft and the pegs have been bushed. It has a beautiful reedy sound that is rich in tone. This is a perfect instrument for a smaller serious player.
Available in 15 1/4 inches.