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Guiseppi Tarantino Bass Violin

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SKU: B2032

Guiseppi Tarantino Bass Violin Modified 7/8 Size, Gamba Shaped, Flat Back Model Made in Naples, Italy c. 1890

  • Top table is a two-piece plate of medium vertical grained spruce
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of slightly figured poplar cut on the partial slab with figuring slightly ascending the center joint
  • Ribs of matching poplar to that of the back table
  • Scroll and neck are original of slab-cut poplar
  • Montavani style individual brass tunning gears
  • Varnish is deep reddish brown
  • Exceptionally strong projection; even in all registers; dark lush quality of sound
  • Restored to excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 44 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 20 1/2 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 15 1/4 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 26 1/4 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 41 1/2 in.

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