Antoni Wayda

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

Antoni Wayda

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: Antoni Wayda

Date: 1960

Town: Warsaw

Country: Poland

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

Inventory number: KIL-74, identification no. MKiS XV-c-74

Provenance: bought from the maker on 28 Dec. 1970

Description: classic model; two-piece spruce belly, two-piece back from flame maple; varnish in brown shades

Inscriptions: label reading A. Wayda / Warszawa 1960 r. opus No10

Measurements: upper bout 168 mm, middle bout 108 mm, lower bout 207 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

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

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