Abraham Prescott Bass Violin Circa 1820
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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"