1741 “Vieuxtemps” Guarneri ‘del Gesù
This spectacular instrument is a copy of the 1741 “Vieuxtemps” Guarneri ‘del Gesù. The Vieuxtemps Guarneri is THE reference Guarneri. The provenance of the Vieuxtemps include legends like Yehudi Menuhin, Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman. It is presently considered the most expensive violin in the world.
This example is one of the best in the Belcanto Violins Supremo collection and is handmade from imported aged European maple. Featuring a one piece back with contrasting markings, this instrument is physically beautiful. The instrument has a medium grain wood that the maker highlights on its ribs, neck and scroll.
This Violin is made by a master maker of over 35 years of experience in Violin Making.
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A fitting name for this instrument as it produces a sound that would do no injustice to the original. This instrument produces a wide range of tone colours and will only mature further as it is more frequently played. This is a soloist’s instrument and is strong enough to lead an orchestra. A skilled violinist would be able to unlock the full range of this instrument's potential and long use will only create wider depth to the music that this instrument can produce. Fitted with Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold Strings
All Belcanto Supremo instruments are sold with individual certificates. Buyers are recommended to choose a violin case or a bow from our collection that reflects their style and preference; these are not included in the pricing.