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Vincenzo Trusiano Panormo Bass Violin

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Vincenzo Trusiano Panormo Bass Violin 7/8 Size, Violin-cornered, Roundback Made in London, England c. 1783

  • Top table is a two-piece plate of fine grained spruce
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of quarter cut maple. The typical maple inlay is found at this quarter cut.
  • Ribs of matching maple to that of the back table
  • Original scroll of matching maple to the back table and ribs
  • Traditional English brass Baker individual tuners mounted on brass plates, two tuners to a plate
  • Varnish is yellow-brown
  • This instrument has an incredible history:
    • owned by Edward Howell (1830-1879) second to Dragonetti, Principal Druvy Lane
    • Winterbottoin Family (1879-1910)
    • Ernest Carrodus (1910-1935) Principal Covent Garden Theatre
    • Ed 'Nick' Chesterman (1935-1971)
    • David James (1971-1975) Principal BBC Orchestra
    • Thomas Martin (1975-1979) former Principal Oslo, ECO, City of Birmingham, St Martin-in Fields, Israel Philharmonic
    • Simon Jutras (1979-1985)
    • Stephen Fillo (1985-present)
  • Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 114.4 cm.
  • Width at the upper bout: 55 cm.
  • Width at the center bout: 38.5 cm.
  • Width at the lower bout: 68.4 cm.
  • Mensure (string length): 42 in.

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