Cello – Jan Larsson 2003
Price: 150 000 SEK
Instrument: Cello 4/4
Origin: Sweden, 21th century
Label: Jan Larsson svedese allievo di Carlo Bergman fece nel segnio di Cremona 2003
Table: Spruce / two pieces / medium grain
Back: Maple / two pieces / medium figure
Scroll: Maple / strong figure
Overall condition: Mint – no damages or repairs
Length of back: 757 millimeters
Sound: Even and free sound. Nice base register.
Additional info: Swedish violin maker Jan Larsson have been making instruments of the violin family from his workshop in Lima since 1993.
Swedish violin beat Stradivarius: In 2006 a violin made by Jan Larsson won over a genuine Stradivarius in a blind-test organized by Swedish ESTA. The juryn consisted of 55 violin and cello teachers and the violinists Bernt Lysell and Per Sandklef played hidden from the crowd.