Andrzej Pancerz

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

Andrzej Pancerz

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: Andrzej Pancerz

Date: 2001

Town: Korzenna

Country: Poland

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

Inventory number: KIL-242, identification no. MKiS 242

Provenance: made for the 2001 International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition in Poznań, obtained on 5 Oct 2001

Description: maker's own model based on the classic A. Stradivari’s design; two-piece spruce belly with indistinct graining that is wider towards the sides, two-piece flame maple back; varnish in brown shades with an orange and light red tint

Inscriptions: handwritten label reading: Andrzej Pancerz / Korzenna 2001

Measurements: body length 357,5 mm, upper bout 166 mm, middle bout 109 mm, lower bout 206 mm, total length 597 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Prizes: Medal of the Wieniawski Music Society in Poznań for the highest sound quality at the 2001 International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition in Poznań

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



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