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Violin, 1/2-size, by Lorenzo Storioni, Cremona, 1793

Treble side of scroll Treble side of neck Treble side neck heel Treble side Treble side of body Bottom rib

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NMM 3359.  Violin, 1/2-size, by Lorenzo Storioni, Cremona, 1793.  Ex coll.:  Bisiach, Milan.  Witten-Rawlins Collection, 1984. In original condition with original fittings.  Back length:  299.4 mm.  Painted purfling on back.


Front (without fittings) and Soundholes


 
Soundholes

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to see a larger image of the soundholes.

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Views of Original Pegbox, Scroll, and Pegs


Front view of pegbox Pegbox interior
Back view of pegbox

Bass side view of pegbox Pegbox interior
Treble side view of pegbox

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Eighteenth-century Pegs


G peg
D peg
A peg
E peg
 

G
peg

D
peg

A
peg

E
peg


Views of Original Neck, Heel, and Fingerboard


Bass side of neck heel
Neck heel, back, bass side
Back view of neck heel
Neck heel, back, treble side
Treble side of neck heel
 

Bass side

Front,
bass side

Front,
treble side

Treble side

Back

Lower end of fingerboard
Neck heel, back, bass side
 

Fingerboard, lower end

Fingerboard, underside

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Views of Original Tailpiece


Front
Front, off violin
Front, treble side
Front, bass side
Treble side of neck heel
 

Front

Front,
off violin

Treble side

Bass side

Back

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Front of scroll Upper bouts Soundholes Lower bouts Tailpiece Bottom rib Upper bass corner Lower bouts Lower bouts Upper treble corner Lower bass corner Lower treble corner Upper bouts Soundholes Front of violin Front of violin Front of violin Front of scroll Upper bouts Soundholes Lower bouts Saddle Upper bass corner Upper treble corner Lower bass corner Front of violin Front of violin Front of violin Lower treble corner Soundholes Upper bouts Back of scroll Neck heel Back of violin Upper bouts Center of back Lower bouts Bottom rib Upper treble corner Upper bass corner Lower  treble corner Lower bass corner Upper bouts Center of back Back of violin Back of violin Bass side of scroll Bass side of neck Neck heel Bass side of body Bass side of body Tailpiece