Gabriel Xavier Jacquet Bass Violin,
made in Mirecourt, France, circa 1870
7/8th size, gamba shaped, flatback
model Bass Violin
Top table is a two piece plate of
wide vertical grained spruce.
Back table is a two piece plate of
moderately figured maple.
Ribs are of matching character maple
to that of the back table.
Scroll and Neck: scroll is original
Gears: Individual amber tuning knobs
of a latter period.
Varnish : is a deep reddish brown
Excellent condition with a wonderful
dark quality of sound, strong projection. A great Bass for both orchestral and Jazz capacity
- Overall Body length :45-1/2″
- Width across the upper bout: 21-1/4″
- Width across the center bout: 14-3/4″
- Width across the lower bout: 26-5/8″
- Mensure: 41-7/8″