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Edward Dodd Bass Violin

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SKU: B1286

Edward Dodd Bass Violin 7/8 Size, Violin-cornered, Flat-back Model Made in London c. 1780

  • Top table is two-piece medium vertical grained English pine
  • Back table is two-piece modified slab-cut English maple
  • Ribs of matching maple to that of the back table with ebony inserts at the neck block
  • Original scroll of plain grained English maple with a moderately flamed maple neck graft
  • English Baker-style tuners mounted on brass plates
  • Varnish is deep reddish brown
  • Extraordinary English orchestral sound; projecting with cutting edge but great depth; even in all registers; exceptional orchestral or solo instrument
  • Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 44 in. (111.8 cm.)
  • Width at the upper bout: 20 3/16 in. (51.3 cm.)
  • Width at the center bout: 14 3/16 in. (36 cm.)
  • Width at the lower bout: 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm.)
  • Mensure (string length): 41 1/2 in. (105.4 cm.)

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