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Old Italian cello da spalla - contraviolin.
A beautiful authentic old Italian cella da spalla,also called 'shoulder' cello or contra-violin,
or shoulder viola, viola da spalla, made in Italy, end 18th century - to mid. 19th century.
Famous baroque music artists like Gregory Barnett, Sigiswald Kuijken and Dimitry Badiarov have
uncovered much information about “da Spalla." and are playing this beautiful instrument.
This is a very rare instrumen - not mant of these instruments survived !
This instrument can also be used and tuned as a contra-violin or large tenor viola, but it is currnetly setup as a cello.
The cello is in a good condition for its age.
Can be tuned like a cello or tenor viola.
Total height : 870 mm
LOB : 510 mm
upper : 256 mm
mid : 170 mm
lower : 308 mm
mensuur : ca 500 mm
neck length : 215 mm

Please contact me if you have any questions.

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Italian cello da spalla, shoulder cello, contra-violin

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Old Italian cello da spalla, shoulder cello

Additional Information
Makers name unknown
Date 19th century
Length of back 50
Color brown
Country of Manufacture Italië
Accessories Supplied No