A rare opportunity to own a viola made by the pioneer of British Making Juliet Barker. The viola is set up by Juliet’s son, Chris with EvahPirazzi strings, a Wittner tailpiece and ebony pegs.
Width of Top Bout: 195.2mm Width of Lower Bout: 245mm Length of back: 405mm (15.9 inches) Body Stop: 215mm String Length: 363mm
About Juliet barker
Juliet Barker was born in Cambridge, UK in 1934. She trained at Mittenwald in the 1950s and worked at Beare's for a short while in 1957 before setting up her own shop in Cambridge. She taught evening classes in violin making from 1960. She specialised in the making of violas, all on her own designed models. She founded Cambridge Violin Makers in 1986 which has a world renowned reputation for teaching violin making. She was awarded an MBE in 2005 for services to music.
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