This 4/4 Lillo Salerno violin has a fine textured sound that is bright, full, and responsive.
It bears an interior label that reads:
Lillo Salerno ex cremonesis
Strumento di bottega fecit anno 2019
No LS 2019-01
The back of this violin is formed from two pieces of quarter-cut maple, marked by medium-wide flame, which slants 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 reddish-brown varnish, over a golden-brown ground. It is lightly antiqued and shaded by the maker. This instrument is in excellent, brand new condition.
Length – 35.5 cm
Upper Bouts – 16.8 cm
Middle Bouts – 11.4 cm
Lower Bouts – 20.4 cm
Bright, full, finely-textured, smooth, responsive.