Skip to product information
1 of 7

Kolstein Music

Abraham Prescott Bass Violin Circa 1820

Regular price $0.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $0.00 USD
Sale Currently Unavailable
SKU: B2887
B2887 Maker: Abraham Prescott Bass Violin Made in Concord, New Hampshire, Circa 1820 7/8th size, flat back, Busetto styled corner blocks.
  • Top table is a 6 piece sectional plate of modified slab cut pine.
  • Back table is a 2 piece sectional table of moderately flamed maple with flames slightly descending at the center joint.
  • The back table is of a later period.
  • Ribs are of flamed maple with maple outer moldings adjacent to the top and back tables.
  • The scroll is original of plain grain maple with a highly flamed maple neck graft.
  • Gears: German style tuning gears.
  • Varnish: deep reddish Brown
  • This fine example of Prescott workmanship is a strong projecting Bass with great depth of sound. It was utilized for the past several decades in the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
  • Overall body length: 47-1/4"
  • Width across the upper bout: 21"
  • Width across the center bout: 15-7/8"
  • Width across the lower bout: 28-7/8"
  • Mensure: 42"

Learn More