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Joseph Rocca Bass Violin

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SKU: B2653

Joseph Rocca Bass Violin 7/8th Size, Violin-cornered, Roundback Made in Turin, Italy c. 1851

  • Top table is a two-piece plate of medium vertical grained spruce
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of a most unusual slab-cut walnut with figuring slightly descending the center joint
  • Ribs of matching slab-cut walnut to that of the back table
  • Original scroll of maple with a slightly figured maple neck graft
  • Individual brass tuners
  • Varnish is original, deep reddish brown with amber hues
  • An extremely fine example of Rocca workmanship; wonderful over tones, even in all registers.
  • Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 44-1/8 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 21 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 15 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 26-5/8 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 41-7/8 in.
  • Kolstein padded cover included with purchase

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