Kolstein “Luigi Chiericato” Copy Bass Violin 7/8 Size, Violin Cornered, Round Back Made in Baldwin, New York c. 2003 Top table is a two-piece plate of slab-cut fir Back table is a two-piece plate of slab-cut English black poplar with an ebony half moon inlay at the neck block button Ribs of matching poplar to that of the back table Scroll and neck are original of slab-cut poplar Individual Rococo brass tuning gears Varnish is antiqued deep reddish brown with amber hues Deep, lush projecting sound; extremely even in all registers. A fine professional bass violin with impressive tonal qualities for both Jazz and Orchestral use. Excellent condition Overall body length: 44 3/4 in. Width at the upper bout: 19 1/4 in. Width at the center bout: 14 3/8 in. Width at the lower bout: 26 3/8 in. Mensure (string length): 41 in.