Justin Maucotel Bass Violin
Made in Paris, Circa 1860.
Full Cut 3/4 Violincornered Roundback Model.
Top table is a two-piece plate of medium vertical grained spruce
Back table is a two-piece plate of highly figured maple
Ribs of matching maple to that of the back table
Neck and scroll is original of highly figured maple
Gear are individual Mirecourt style French Tuning Gears
Varnish is deep reddish brown color
This bass has a wonderful orchestral and pizz sound .
Overall body length: 43 1/4 in.
Width at the upper bout: 21 3/8 in.
Width at the center bout: 14 1/2 in.
Width at the lower bout: 26 1/2 in.
Mensure (string length): 41 7/8 in.