Violoncello or "Yankee Church Bass"

William Green American

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Description: One-piece maple back, maple ribs and neck, popular (?) top, back and top with inked purfling, thick orange-brown varnish, a softwood wing added at lower left front, neck secured from the back by a heavy screw, ebony fingerboard raised by two wedges, neck heel extends as a foot along the back.

Violoncello or "Yankee Church Bass", William Green (American, Medway, Massachusetts, active 1798–d. 1825 Medway Massachusetts), Wood, American

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