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Old Italian violin by Giovanni Piva ca. 1884 - Genoa.
A beautiful certified old Italian violin made by Giovanni Piva - Genova ca 1884.
This beautiful 19th century Italian violin wears it original label. 
PIVA, Giovanni Worked circa. 1860-1880 Modena & Piacenza Italy.
Giovanni Piva was one of the many good Italian violin makers from the 19th century.
Devised his own violins, called the ‘Metallicor'.
This is a very rare Italian violin, and there are not much of his violins left anymore.

A good old Italian violin with a lot of style and character.
This beautiful instrument is wearing its original label, and comes with a professional certificate of authenticity.
A very nice one-piece back; fine symmetrical top with interesting arch and good outlines.
The beautiful varnish deep brown/aubergine coloured varnish is attractively layered.
The sound can be described as warm, round, mature and mellow.- suited for the advanced
student or beginning professional violinist. New tailpiece and strings included.
Comes is good professional resatured condition , no sound post cracks. (smal repair lower part back).
Pls. contact me if you have questions !

length back: ca. 357 mm (4/4 size).

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Giovanni Piva violin ca. 1880

US$ 6.500,00
Product code: Vi171
US$ 6.500,00
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Giovanni Piva violin ca. 1884

Additional Information
Makers name Giovanni Piva
Date 1884
Length of back 357
Color brown
Country of Manufacture Italië
Accessories Supplied No