Custode Marcucci Cello
Made in Ravenna, Italy c. 1890
Top table is two-piece modified slab-cut pine
Back table is two-piece slab-cut willow
Ribs of matching willow to that of the back table
Original scroll of plain grained poplar with a slightly flamed maple neck graft
Varnish is deep amber brown with reddish hues
This cello has a dark, lush, projecting sound; a master instrument
Minute back crack that has been properly srestored. The Cello is in excellent condition.
Overall body length: 75.7 cm.
Width at the upper bout: 44 cm.
Width at the center bout: 23.2 cm.
Width at the lower bout: 42.1 cm.