Viola da Braccio


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Description: Table of spruce in two pieces, two flaming f-holes; top without purfling, but partially edged with ebony; back of two-piece bird's eye maple, ribs of similar maple; blocks and linings not original; pearwood neck with plain pegbox and blindfolded cherub head original; five pegs original; fingerboard of pearwood veneered with rosewood; modern tailpiece of ebony and olive; reddish brown varnish; good original label does not go with this instrument. (William Monical, 1977)

Viola da Braccio, Spruce and bird's-eye maple, German

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