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Ferdinando Alberti Bass Violin

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SKU: B3433
Ferdinando Alberti Bass Violin 7/8 Size, Violin-cornered, Round-back Model Made in Milan, Italy Circa 1740
  • Top table is two piece medium vertical grain spruce
  • Back table is 5 piece sectional table of slight figured maple
  • Ribs of matching character maple to that of the back table, with the upper left rib bout of a later period
  • Scroll is original of slight figured maple with an extra volute and distinctive carving to the scroll
  • The neck is a slight figured maple neck graft
  • Gears are of a later period, as this bass was originally a three string design
  • Varnish is a beautiful light brownish amber color, most transparent in nature
The Bass is in excellent condition, fully restored in the Kolstein shop with a deep lush quality sound...very even in all registers and extremely strong projection. Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 45 1/8 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 20 1/2 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 14 5/8 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 28 1/8 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 41 3/4 in.

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