Johann Paul SCHORN

Highest auction price achieved
£ 5992.00

By Cecie Stainer

Worked first in Innsbruck about 1680-90, then in Salzburg about 1696 to 1716, according to labels so dated found in his instruments. He made excellent violins, much arched, and used a fairly good varnish. In the Collection of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna are two instruments, a Polish cither dated Salzburg, 1696, and a viola d'amore dated Salzburg 1699. Label: " Joann Paul Schorn, H. F Musicus, auch Lauten und Geigenmacher in Salzburg, A. 1716.”

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 35.3 cm Salzbourg, 1715 - 1720 c. (replace head) Fri 1st December 06 £ 5992.00
Violin 1720 c. Mon 1st March 93 £ 2860.00

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