This 4/4 L.G. Chen violin has a sound that is complex, responsive, and bassy.
This violin bears a printed label that reads:
Model: Win Year: 2016
Made in SuZhou of China
The back of this violin is formed from two pieces of quarter-cut maple, marked by medium-narrow width flame, which slants slightly downward from the center joint. The wood on the ribs and scroll is similar to that of the back. The grain of the two-piece spruce top is straight, narrow, and even.
The instrument is covered with a warm, orange-brown varnish, over a warm gold ground. The varnish is antiqued and shaded by the maker. It is in excellent condition.
Length – 35.1 cm
Upper Bouts – 16.5 cm
Middle Bouts – 11.5 cm
Lower Bouts – 20.4 cm
Bassy, responsive, complex