Isaiah H. Arey
(1826 – 1870)
Born in Wellfleet, MA; worked in Boscawen, NH. Instruments are stamped "IHA" below the button. Made violins and guitars. Received a diploma at the Mechanics Fair in Boston in 1856.
A friend of the Norwegian virtuoso Ole Bull, who assisted him with drawings and information.
He largely designed his own patterns and used old wood from building sites. Invented a new form of chinrest and ...Read More an instrument stand. Read Less
- The auction record for this maker is $1,650 in May 1993, for a violin.
- 3 auction price results.
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