Reviere Hawkes Bass Violin
Paris, France, circa 1910
Made by the Reviere-Hawkes Shop
Modified 7/8th size, violin cornered, round back model
Top-2 piece plate of medium vertical grained spruce
Back-2 piece plate of moderately flamed maple
Ribs-Broad flamed maple with maple moldings adjoining both the top and
Scroll and neck- original of slight figured maple with a highly figured
maple neck graft.
Varnish-deep reddish brown
Restored to excellent condition
Comments: This Fine French Bass offers great depth, projection and
eveness in all registers.
Overall Body Length -44 1/4"
Width across the upper bout- 20 1/4"
Width across the center bout-15 3/8"
Width across the lower bout-26-1/4"
Mensure 41 7/8"