Adam Królikowski

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Adam Królikowski

Instrument: violin

Classification: 3 Chordophones / 32 Composite chordophones / 321 Lutes / 321.3 Handle lutes / 321.32 Necked lutes / 321.322 Necked box lutes or necked guitars / 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars with a bow

Violin maker: Adam Jan Królikowski

Date: 1964

Town: Żywiec

Country: Poland

Owner: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage’s Collection of Violins

Inventory number: KIL-75, identification no. MKiS XV-c-75

Provenance: bought from the maker on 28 Dec. 1970

Description: classical style, the maker’s own model; two-piece spruce belly, two-piece flame maple back; varnish in chestnut brown shades

Inscriptions: printed label reading: ADAM KRÓLIKOWSKI ŻYWIEC / WYKONAŁ W ROKU 196(4) [on the left, handwritten initials]

Measurements: body length 357 mm, upper bout 168 mm, middle bout 110 mm, lower bout 205 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Catalog card: based on the Union of Polish Artist Violin Makers’ documentation

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