WILLIAMS, Arthur Born 1877 Raleigh, Essex, Worked Barnes, London UK. Piano-tuner and repairer. Taught violin making by Frank Howard. Active in Barnes, London from 1924. Very precise workmanship on Stradivari and Guarneri derived models. Distinctive arching with deeply worked edges. Pegbox sides hollowed in the manner of Degani. Orange-brown varnish.