Leon Mougenot Gauche Cello dated 1926

Leon Mougenot Gauche Cello

This Leon Mougenot Gauche Cello is dated 1926 and was purchased in France.  (Gauché means “left” in French as in the Left Bank).  Excellent condition with new strings – Spirocore Tungsten + Larson Soloist.  Wittner geared pegs have been installed for easy tuning.  This cello is powerful and clear.

LOB: 30″ (76.2 cm) – full size

Dilworth: Léon Victor Born 1874, died 1954. Son of Joseph Mougenot. Worked for E. Laurent and later for Georges Mougenot, in Brussels 1887-1894. Subsequently employed by Blanchard in Lyon 1894-1896 and W. E. Hill & Sons in London 1896-1898. Established independently in Mirecourt 1899, where he took a large number of pupils. Gold medal awarded in Nancy 1909. Very fine workmanship. Copies of all classical forms, with varnish of appropriate shades. Branded internally with monogram. Léon Mougenot Gauché / ex-ouvrier des 1er Maisons de / Bruxelles, Lyon, Paris, Londres Léon Mougenot / No.. Mirecourt année 19..

Leon Mougenot Gauche Cello

$9,000 $7,000

Leon Mougenot Gauche Cello - front

Leon Mougenot Gauche Cello - back

Leon Mougenot Gauche Cello - sides

Leon Mougenot Gauche Cello - scroll

Leon Mougenot Gauche Cello - scroll sides