Cello By James Holder, Paris 1931
Thomas James Holder was born in Cardiff, Wales in 1874, son and pupil of his father Thomas Jacques Holder, who was held in high regard similar to Voller brothers. Thomas James went to Paris in 1913 opening his workshop at 16 Place du Havre in the 9th arrondissement.
T J Holder is best known for his copies of old Italian instruments, primarily those of Gagliano and Guadagnini, he was also a highly gifted restorer.
A fine and handsome Cello bearing the makers original label. The attractive two-piece back of maple of strong medium curl descending across the back from the centre joint, the ribs, peg box and scroll of similar curl. The table in two pieces of spruce of medium grain. The varnish of a rich golden orange-brown colour on a yellow ground.
T.J.HOLDER, Luthierm, PARIS 1931
- Length of back 763 mm
- Width upper bout 346 mm
- Width centre bout 234 mm
- Width lower bout 440 mm
A condition report is available by request. The instrument is, however, offered in a fully restored condition and has been fully and professionally setup in our workshops. Any repairs have either been conducted by ourselves or fully inspected and the quality of the repair verified by our workshop. No further repairs are required.
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