Jerzy Piórko

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

Jerzy Piórko

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: Jerzy Piórko

Date: 1985

Town: Lubin

Country: Poland

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

Inventory number: KIL-118

Provenance: bought on10 Dec. 1985

Description: classic model; maker’s individual style; two-piece spruce belly, two-piece back from flame maple; varnish in light brown shades with a light orange tinge on a golden primer

Inscriptions: handwritten label reading JERZY PIÓRKO / LUBIN 1985 r.

Measurements: body length 357.5 mm, upper bout 169.5 mm, middle bout 109 mm, lower bout 211.5 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Prizes: third prize at the 1986 International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition in Poznań

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



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