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Maker: Mathias Hornsteiner

City: Mittenwald, Country: Bavaria | Dates: B. ca. 1760, d. 1803

Biography of Mathias Hornsteiner - John Dilworth

HORNSTEINER, Mathias (II) Born circa. 1760, died 1803 Mittenwald Germany. Known as ‘Dax’. Most distinguished maker of the family. Cremonese influenced modelling, with Tyrolean archings of medium height. Soundholes of both Stainer and Stradivari styles. Materials of variable quality. Thin varnish in several shades from pale golden-yellow to dark red-brown. Violas and cellos on classical models also notable. Matthias Hornsteiner...

Biography of Mathias Hornsteiner - Cecie Stainer

A maker in Mittenwald about 1770-1800. His instruments were better made than those of Joseph Hornsteiner....

Biography of Mathias Hornsteiner - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Der beste aus der Familie Hornsteiner. Schone zierliche Geigen, schönes, feinjähriges Deckenholz, rother oder gelbbrauner Lack, gute Klotz-Schule. Seine beste Zeit ist 1765—1795....

Date Description Price
2007

A Violin by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
35.7 cm Mittenwald, 1785

£3,848
2007

A Violin by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
35.5 cm Mittenwald, 1806

£3,840
2006

A Violin by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
35.5 cm Mittenwald, 1780 c. [Probably by]

£1,800
2006

A Violin by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
35.9 cm Mittenwald, 1795 c.

£2,160
2005

A Violin by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
Mittenwald, 19th C. [Possibly by]

£361
1997

A Violin by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
1802

£3,062
1985

A Violin by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
1800 c.

£1,650
1984

A Violin by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
1781

£1,620
Date Description Price
1988

A Viola by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
38.6 cm 1781

£1,870
1987

A Viola by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
38.6 cm 1786

£1,650
Date Description Price
2009

A Cello by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
78.5 cm Mittenwald, Late 18th C.

£2,160
2003

A Cello by Mathias (ii) Hornsteiner
1800

£661

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