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John Devereux Bass Violin

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SKU: b1925

John Devereux Bass Violin 7/8 Size, Violin Cornered, Flat Back Model Made in London, England c. 1850

  • Top table is a two-piece plate of fine vertical grained spruce
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of moderately figured English maple with a circular ebony inlay below the neck block button
  • Ribs of matching maple to that of the back table
  • Original scroll of slightly figured maple with a curly maple neck graft
  • Individual English brass tuning gears mounted on decorative brass plates
  • Varnish is reddish gold with shades of brown
  • This bass is an exceptional orchestral instrument of the finest quality with equally fine solo qualities; a rare, fine bass violin
  • Mint condition
  • Overall body length: 44 1/2 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 21 1/2 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 15 1/2 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 27 1/8 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 41 7/8 in.

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