Baroque Violin: Mathurin Ducheron, France, c.1714
Baroque Violin: Mathurin Ducheron, Paris, France, c.1714 – DV323 -(price $30,000)
This violin was made by Mathurin Ducheron, (fl.c.1700-1725),a member of the “Vieux Paris” School, and is branded Ducheron under the button. It is almost identical in form to the violins of Jacques Bocquay with whom he was a contemporary. It is modeled after a grand pattern Amati with a golden brown varnish of a thick and textured consistency.