Abraham Prescott Bass Violin
7/8 Size Gamba Upper Corners, Bussetto Lower Corners
Concord, New Hampshire Circa 1820
Top table is a two piece sectional table of medium vertical grain spruce
Back is a two piece sectional table of nicely figured maple
Ribs of matching character figured maple to that of the back table
There are decorative Prescott outer molding adjoining top and back tables
on all ribs
The scroll is original of plain grain maple with highly flamed maple neck graft
Gears – brass individual tuners mounted on brass plates.
The varnish is a deep reddish brown color.
Overall Body Length: 48"
Width at Upper Bout: 21"
Width at Center Bout: 15"
Width Across Lower Bout: 28-1/2"
Mensure: 41 7/8"