4/4 VIOLIN BY ERNST HEINRICH ROTH 1925
Heinrich Roth violins made before World War II are most regarded and
desired instruments by a lot of players around the world. For over 100 years, they ranked among the best internationally known names in German violin making. E.R.
Roth violins demonstrated aesthetic perfection and produced ideal
sounds. The tops were made of fine-grained Italian spruce, and the backs
were of deeply flamed maple, often as a single piece. The Roth violins of the 1920's and early 1930's shared these defining characteristics of violin material quality. They also shared an oil-based varnish, usually of reddish-brown color on
a golden background, and featured masterful craftsmanship applied with
This particular violin is a great sample of a past era of Roth family
instruments. It is showing no signs of any damage or repairs, in our
opinion it is in a perfect condition.
Sound is very strong and clear, but not obviously bright. We recommend
this violin for college student or professional violinist.