Douglas C. Cox

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

Douglas C. Cox

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 guitarswith a bow

Violin maker: Douglas C. Cox

Date: 1990

Town: Brattleboro, Vermont

Country: USA

Owner: private

Description: a copy of J.B. Vuillaume’s violin, patterned after Guarneri del Gesù; two-piece spruce belly, two-piece maple back; varnish in red-brown shades

Inscriptions: printed label reading: Douglas C. Cox 1990 / BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT / (signature and #165), also on the back inside signature and no. 165, as well as pressed monogram DC

Measurements: body length 360 mm, upper bout 170 mm, middle bout 116, lower bout 209 mm, total length 600 mm

Materials: spruce, Vermont maple

Violinists: Andrzej Hop (honorable mention at the 1996 International H. Wieniawski Violin Competition in Poznań)



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