Bass Viol

Bass viol 2015: $13,000 (sold)

English style original model

660mm body length. 681mm string length.

Based on the instruments of Barak Norman and Richard Meares. Six strings. Two piece flamed maple back and ribs. Lightly flamed maple neck with open scroll, carved in relief with poppies and lupine. Back with inlayed "DH" purfling motif and double paneled purfled edges. Top of three pieces of straight grained spruce with inlay. Ebony veneered maple fingerboard and tailpiece, edged with reverse purfling. Gold-amber varnish.

 

 

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