Werner Voigt

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

Werner Voigt

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: Werner Voigt

Date: 1950

Town: Markneukirchen

Country: Germany

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

Inventory number: KIL-227

Provenance: bought on 19 Nov. 1998 from Tadeusz Mazurek from Gniezno

Description: two-piece spruce belly with clear, strong graining, two-piece flame maple; varnish in a golden-brown shade with red highlights

Inscriptions: printed label in Gothic letters: [spruce tree silhouette] / Werner Voigt / Geigenbaumeister / 19(50.) / [monogram WV]

Measurements: body length 357 mm, upper bout 172 mm, lower bout 211 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

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

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