Norbert Kijanka

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

Norbert Kijanka

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: Norbert Adam Kijanka

Date: 2001

Town: Łódź

Country: Poland

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

Inventory number: KIL-248

Provenance: bought on 27 Oct. 2001

Description: two-piece belly from spruce with clear, narrow graining; two-piece back from flame maple; varnish in brown shades on a golden primer

Inscriptions: label reading Norbert Kijanka Face in Łódź Anno 2001

Measurements: body length 358.5 mm, upper bout 169.5 mm, lower bout 208 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Prizes: Second Prize 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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