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Double bass made in Germany

Double Bass, 4-string, wood / metal, maker unknown, Germany, 1890-1910.

(Part 1) Double Bass from Germany, with back and sides of unfigured maple, belly of pine, neck and pegbox in one piece of beech (has been repaired), varnished in light brown, flat back with painted purfling, and 4 painted iron and brass machine-heads, bridge of maple is a late 19th Century model. Body is varnished in light brown, varnish is coming off exposing raw wood.

(Part 2) Cover, soft, brown cotton.

Summary

Object No.

88/463

Object Statement

Double Bass, 4-string, wood / metal, maker unknown, Germany, 1890-1910

Physical Description

Double Bass, 4-string, wood / metal, maker unknown, Germany, 1890-1910.

(Part 1) Double Bass from Germany, with back and sides of unfigured maple, belly of pine, neck and pegbox in one piece of beech (has been repaired), varnished in light brown, flat back with painted purfling, and 4 painted iron and brass machine-heads, bridge of maple is a late 19th Century model. Body is varnished in light brown, varnish is coming off exposing raw wood.

(Part 2) Cover, soft, brown cotton.

Dimensions

Width

653 mm

Depth

420 mm

Source

Credit Line

E A & V I Crome Collection, 1988

Acquisition Date

20 June 1988

Cite this Object

Harvard

Double bass made in Germany 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 March 2023, <https://ma.as/85657>

Wikipedia

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