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Old English Attributed to the Tarr School Bass Violin

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SKU: B3182
Old English Bass Violin Attributed to the Tarr School 3/4 Size, slope shoulder, gamba flatback mode English origin, circa 1840  
  • Top table is a two-piece sectional plate of slab cut English pine
  • Back table is a two-piece sectional plate of slightly figured Sycamore
  • Ribs of matching character to the back table
  • Scroll is original of plain grain sycamore with a moderately flamed maple neck graft
  • Varnish is a deep brownish amber color
  • Gears are individual brass rococco style tuning gears mounted on a brass plate
  • This instrument has a strong projecting deep lush quality. It is excellent for orchestral or solo purposes
  • Restored to excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 43"
  • Width at the upper bout: 19 1/4"
  • Width at the center bout: 13 3/4"
  • Width at the lower bout: 28 1/4"
  • Mensure (string length): 40 3/4"
Kolstein padded cover included with purchase

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