BASS VIOLA DA GAMBA
A six string bass viola da gamba , unlabelled, Germany, circa 1930.
Two piece table of fine grain spruce opening towards the flanks, C-soundholes, double purfling in ebony and maple.
Two piece flat back of medium curl maple, sharply angled break, double purfling in ebony and maple, decorative geometrical design, mother of pearl inlay.
Maple ribs with double purfling.
Neck and carved pegbox in maple terminating by a carved open scroll, 6 pegs in rosewood with bone button.
Fingerboard and asymetric tailpiece in ebony.
Varnish of a orange yellow colour.
Total length: 1210 mm
Length of the back: 694 mm
Scale : 640 mm