CS10/ 29 4/4 German cello, circa 1860


CS10/ 29 German 4/4 Cello , possibly Mittenwald circa 1860

Antique mid 19c German cello in good restored condition

Length of Back 75.0cm;   String Length 69.2cm;   Body stop 40.2cm ;   Neck stop 28cm

Front of close grained European spruce; back and sides of medium figured and neck of plain European maple; Macassar Ebony fingerboard.

Condition report: Ribs have multiple fractures in lower bout, small fracture on front on top right sound hole.  In good restored condition with back button graft , ribs rebuilt at top neck block ; full neck graft and fully restored interior at Moseley Violins in 2004.

Set up at Moseley Violins with French Aubert bridge and Larsen Strings ; ebony pegs , metal alloy tailpiece with built in adjusters; ebony endpin unit