Made in Salisbury, England circa 1794
Top table is a two-piece plate of medium vertical grained spruce.
The back table is a two-piece quarter sawn of maple with a medium curl descending from the center joint.
The ribs are of matching character to that of the back table.
The neck and scroll are original of slight figured maple.
The varnish is a deep red-brown color with a golden overlay.
This fine example of banks workmanship is in excellent condition and offer a most incredible projecting quality of sound with great depth is all registers.
Fred Ouster certificate and Kolstein certificate with violin.
Overall body length: 354mm
Width at the upper bout: 165mm
Width at the center bout: 109mm
Width at the lower bout: 201mm