Dearing Violins Antique Violins & Bows


At Dearing Violins Ltd, we invite you to delve into the world of rare musical treasures, where history and artistry intertwine to create harmonious masterpieces. Our curated collection of antique violas and bows transports you to an era of elegance and refinement, offering musicians an unparalleled opportunity to connect with the past while creating soul-stirring melodies for the present.

Restoration and Care

Here at Dearing Violins Ltd, we hold the preservation of musical heritage close to our hearts. Our team of expert luthiers ensures that each antique viola and bow is restored with the utmost respect for its authenticity and integrity. We also provide comprehensive guidance on maintenance and care to ensure your instrument stands the test of time.

Global Reach

With a network of contacts that spans the globe, we ensure that musicians from every corner of the world have access to exceptional instruments and bows. Whether you’re in search of a masterfully aged viola from Europe or an innovative bow from Asia, our international presence ensures that you can explore a diverse range of options. 

Unveil the true essence of your music with instruments that resonate on a profound level. Join us at Dearing Violins Ltd and embark on a journey of sonic exploration, artistic expression, and musical fulfilment. 

Global Appeal, Local Touch

With customers spanning the UK, India, China, Dubai, Japan, and the USA, Dearing Violins Ltd understands the diverse needs of musicians across continents. We offer personalised consultations to guide you through our collection, ensuring you find an instrument that aligns with your artistic vision and technical requirements.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment, explore our collection, and experience the world of fine violins, Violas and bows like never before. Your masterpiece awaits.

For Sale
William Robison, London 1925

A fine English viola with a great tone. Fit for a professional player.

LOB: 412 mm


Antique Violins and Bows

Walter.H.Mayson, 1885

Labelled the “Orpheus” In Greek mythology. Orpheus was a bard, legendary musician and prophet.

This was exhibited in the London Exhibition in 1885.

A stunning viola with plenty of charm and history. Tone is fabulous and it’s very easy to play.

LOB: 409 mm


Antique Violins and Bows

Jas.R Inverarity, Aberdeen 1921

Perfect condition with a surprisingly good tone.

LOB: 398 mm


Antique Violins and Bows