B3417 Parma School Bass Violin
3/4th Size, Violin-cornered, Flatback
Attributed Northern Italian, Parma School c. 1910
Top table is a four-piece plate of spruce ranging from vertical grain to partial slab-cut.
Back table is a two-piece plate of slab-cut poplar.
Ribs of matching character poplar to that of the back table.
Original scroll of slight figured maple with a slightly flamed maple neck graft.
Individual plate tuning gears.
Varnish is deep reddish brown.
Extremely fine orchestral bass with solo capabilities. Great depth, even in all registers.
Restored to excellent condition.
Overall body length: 41-1/2 in.
Width at the upper bout: 20 in.
Width at the center bout: 14-7/8 in.
Width at the lower bout: 24 in.
Mensure (string length): 40 in.
Kolstein padded cover included with purchase.