This attributed 19th Century Bass Violin is from the Allwood Shop, Sheffield, England, first half of 19th century
7/8 Size, Gamba Cornered, Flatback Model
Made in London, England 1881
Top is a two piece sectional plate of medium vertical grained English pine
Back table is two-piece sectional table of slight figured English maple
Ribs of matching maple to that of the back table
The scroll is original of plain grained maple with slight figured maple neck graft.
The gears are individual brass Baker style tuners
Varnish is deep brownish amber color
Tonal qualities: A most impressive orchestral qualities. fine depth,excellent point and definition of sound
Overall body length: 43 in.
Width at the upper bout: 21 1/2 in.
Width at the center bout: 15 7/8 in.
Width at the lower bout: 26-7/8 in.
Mensure (string length): 41 1/4 in.
Kolstein padded cover included with purchase