Cello by James Briggs, Glasgow, 1927

This handsome Scottish cello by James Briggs, features a rich and powerful sound. It is an excellent example of this maker’s work and in superb condition. It has been finished with a typically craquelure varnish of a yellow/amber colour.


INSTRUMENT SPECIFICATIONS

Label: Does not bear any internal label

Further details:

  • Ribs and two-piece back highly flamed.

Measurements:

  • String length: 679mm

  • Length of back: 755mm

  • Upper / lower bout: 338mm / 439mm

Varnish description: Golden brown crackled varnish