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Pietro Palotta Bass Violin

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SKU: B1422

Pietro Palotta Bass Violin Modified 7/8 Size, Violin-cornered, Roundback Model Made in Perugia, Italy c. 1792 Labeled within

  • Top table is a two-piece sectional plate of wide vertical grained spruce
  • Back table is a one-piece plate of slab-cut willow
  • Ribs of matching willow to that of the back table
  • Original scroll of plain grained poplar with an extra volute typical of this maker and a moderately flamed maple neck graft
  • Individual brass, decorative knob tuners mounted on brass plates
  • Varnish is deep brownish auburn
  • This exceptional instrument is one of the finest examples of Palotta workmanship with tonal characteristics to match the pedigree; great solo and orchestral qualities
  • Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 42 3/8 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 18 3/4 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 13 3/8 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 26 3/16 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 40 1/2 in.

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