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Ashot Vartanian Viola, 15 7/8 inch, 2005, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

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A lovely modern viola created in a traditional Stradivari pattern. The back is of two pieces of quarter sawn maple of medium flaming, descending from the center seam. The top is of medium width straight grained spruce. Tastefully shaded Italian style varnish in orange-brown over a golden ground.

Mr. Vartanian joined the SHAR restoration staff in 1996 after serving on the restoration staffs of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, the International School of Violin Making in Cremona, and working with such noted luthiers and restorers as Giobatta Morassi, Giorgio Scolari, and Vahakn Nigogosian. Mr. Vartanian is a respected and honored maker who has received international recognition for his mastery of the luthier's craft by being awarded Laureate and Diplomat prizes at competitions in Poland, Bulgaria, Moscow, and Cremona.

To learn more about Ashot Vartanian, click the video thumbnail by the product images.

Viola Lot# F2 S4589

Price: $15,000

Size: 15.5

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