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Antonio Botti Bass Violin

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SKU: B2347

Antonio Botti Bass Violin 3/4 Size, Gamba-shaped, Roundback Made in Sassuolo, Italy c. 1852

  • Top table is a four-piece plate of spruce with vertical and slab graining
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of highly figured maple
  • Ribs of burled poplar
  • Original scroll of plain grained poplar with a highly figured maple neck graft
  • Original individual brass gears of Tyrolean type with a pearl dot centered in each gear
  • Varnish is brownish amber
  • This bass was pictured with the late pedagog Fredrick Zimmermann in the preface of the Simandl Bass Method book.
  • Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 42 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 18 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 13 7/8 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 25-1/4 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 40 1/4 in.

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