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Montagnana Cello


Treble view, angledI completed this cello in 2003. It is modeled loosely on a Montagnana 1739 cello. The top wood is European Spruce, and the back is of Quilted Bigleaf Maple from the state of Washington.  The varnish contains a combination of oil and spirit elements.  The woodwork is not antiqued, but the varnish is shaded to appear to have many years of wear.  Its other attributes include a t-nut, a tailpiece and pegs by Eric Fouilhe' of Les Bois d'Harmonie, and my improved purfling design.  For details on these features see the Mysteries section or just follow the links. Price $14,500.

Back view, angled
Back view
Belly view
f Hole
  Back of pegbox Front of pegbox Scroll
Side Treble
Side Bass