Maker: Job Ardern

City: Wilmslow, Country: England | Dates: B.1826, d.1912

Biography of Job Ardern - John Dilworth

ARDERN, Job Born 1826, died 1912 Wilmslow, Cheshire UK. Apprenticed as a carpenter. Began violin making in 1855 as a hobby. Self-taught. Produced over 500 instruments which he rarely put up for sale. The majority of these were acquired after his death by W. E. Hill & Sons, who set them up in their own workshops...

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A Violin by Job Ardern. 35.8 cm Cheshire, 1880 c. | Sold in 2010

£2,400

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