Frantisek Xaver Drozen

Highest auction price achieved
£ 3066.00

By John Dilworth

DROZEN, Frantisek Xavier Born 1898 Tatobit (Tatobity), died 1972 Turnov Czech Republic. Pupil of J. B. Vavra and B. Lantner in Prague. Established in Turnov from 1925. Very fine work on Stradivari, Guarneri, and Stainer models. Orange-brown or red varnish on good gold-coloured ground. One of his instruments used by Jan Kubelik. Branded internally: ‘F. X. Drozen Turnov’. Also signed comprehensively on the interior. Printed label: F. X. Drozen / Vytvorill. P. 19.. / V Turnove

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 36.0 cm Turnov, 1930 Thu 10th November 11 £ 1729.00
Violin 35.9 cm 1930 Thu 5th May 11 £ 1675.00
Violin 35.8 cm Turnov, 1955 Wed 23rd February 11 £ 1410.00
Violin 35.8 cm Prague, 1933 Fri 19th May 06 £ 2453.00
Violin 35.7 cm Turnov, 1959 Fri 19th May 06 £ 3066.00

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