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Bernardus Calcanius Bass Violin

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SKU: b2571

Bernardus Calcanius Bass Violin 7/8 Size, Violin Cornered, Round Back Made in Genoa, Italy c. 1749

  • Top table is a six-piece plate of slab-cut fir
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of modified slab-cut poplar
  • Ribs of matching poplar to that of the back table
  • Original scroll of poplar with a plain grained maple neck graft
  • Individual brass tuners mounted on decorative brass plates
  • Varnish is deep brownish amber
  • This bass is a magnificent example of Calcanius workmanship and is truly one of the most masterful instruments.
  • Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 45 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 21 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 16 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 27 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 41 5/8 in.
  • Kolstein padded cover included with purchase

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