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John Devereux Bass Violin

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John Devereux Bass Violin 7/8 Size, Violin Cornered, Flatback Made in Melbourne, Australia c. 1860

  • Top table is a multi-piece plate of slab-cut fir
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of sycamore, ranging in grain from flamed at the center joint to modified slab-cut outer flanks
  • Ribs of moderately flamed sycamore
  • Original scroll of slightly figured sycamore with a highly flamed maple neck graft
  • Individual brass tuning gears mounted on brass plates
  • Varnish is deep reddish brown with amber hues
  • Extremely fine example of Devereux workmanship for the period he worked in Melborne Austrailia. Master orchestral Bass; even in all registers with impressive projection and great depth.
  • Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 43 1/2 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 20 5/8 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 15 1/4 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 27 1/4 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 41 1/4 in.

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