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Violoncello

1730-1750
Origin: England, London
OL(with posts): c. 58"; L(body) 29 3/8"; OD: c. 10"; D(rib) 4 7/8"; W(upper bouts) 131/4"; W(middle bouts) 9 1/4"; W(lower bouts): 17"
spruce, maple, ebony, rosewood
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1966-488,A
Violoncello, two-piece back of medium curl ascending slightly left to right; purfled edge, plain button at top. Ribs of medium grain. Table of spruce of varying grain, purfled at edge. Modern support post. Original neck, probably re-angled; modern fingerboard. Button at top of neck supports large pegbox and scroll with rather shallow carving. Varnish of reddish brown color. Rosewood tuning pegs
Provenance:Not Recorded
Mark(s):none
Inscription(s):none