Scottish violin by Matthew Hardie, Edinburgh, 1815

A very fine Scottish violin made by Matthew Hardie in Edinburgh, 1815. This is a wonderful example from a wonderful maker who is regarded and referred to as Scottish Stradivari. This is particularly beautiful and elegant instrument made as a copy of the great Antonio Stradivari. The violin is in a very fine state of preservation with a superb golden orange varnish and original neck. the length of the back is 35.7 cm.

Certificates: Tim Toft, England

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Country of Origin

Edinburgh, Scotland


Matthew Hardie


1800 – 1850

Price Range

$50,000 – $100,000

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