Ernst Heinrich Roth, Model IXR, 1925, Copy of Joseph Guarnerius

In the ranking of quality violins from the shop of Ernst Heinrich Roth, the model IXR was the best Guarneri del Gesu model a player could buy without having one custom made. Beautifully made with select tone woods, richly varnished and artistically conceived, violins of this quality are both rare and highly sought after by fine players all over the world.