Stanisław Król

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

Stanisław Król

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: Stanisław Król

Date: 1999

Town: Kraków

Country: Poland

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

Inventory number: KIL-237

Provenance: bought on 22 Dec. 1999

Description: two-piece belly from spruce with small, even grain, one-piece back from flame maple; varnish in brown shades on a golden primer with a light orange tinge; edges lighter in colour

Inscriptions: printed label reading Stanisław Król / Kraków / anno (1999) / (167.) / [initials S†K in a circle]; burned inside: S†K

Measurements: body length 357, upper bout 170 mm, middle bout 111 mm, lower bout 211 mm, total length 598 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

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

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