Georg Piegendorfer

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

Georg Piegendorfer

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: Georg Piegendorfer

Date: 1898

Town: Augsburg

Country: Germany

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

Inventory number: KIL-239

Provenance: bought on 5 Dec. 2000 from Jerzy Burban from Wrocław, who had acquired it in 1984 (exchanged for a cello)

Description: spruce belly, back from flame maple, probably Romanian

Inscriptions: printed label in a frame embellished with oak leaves reading: Gg. Piegendorfer / fec. in Augsburg / (1898)

Materials: spruce, sycamore

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

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