18th Century Italian Pear-Shaped Bass
Attributed to the Pietro Tononi
Top Table is two piece modified slab cut fir. Back Table Two piece slab cut poplar. Ribs are of similar character poplar to that of the back table
Scroll is original of poplar with a slight figured maple neckgraft. The varnish is a deep reddish brown color. Gears are of Baker style individual brass tuning gears. The Bass offers the finest orchestra and solo tonal qualities with the ultimate playing facilities.