Feliks Konstanty Pruszak

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

Feliks Konstanty Pruszak

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: Feliks Konstanty Pruszak

Date: 1904

Town: Warsaw

Country: Poland

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

Inventory number: KIL-236, identification no. MKiDN 236

Provenance: bought on 10 Dec. 1999 from Ludwik Sarama from Żyraków

Description: maker’s own model based on classic A. Stradivari’s instruments; two-piece spruce belly with even graining, two-piece flame maple back; varnish in chestnut shades on a golden primer; for solo and ensemble performance, good sound and easy intonation

Inscriptions: label reading: Feliks Konstanty Pruszak / [?] / Warszawa 1904

Measurements: body length 360 mm, upper bout 168 mm, lower bout 206,5 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

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

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