Cello by Thomas Powell, London, c.1810

 

INSTRUMENT SPECIFICATIONS

Label: Does not bear any internal label

Further details:

  • John Dilworth certificate: “The back is of two matched pieces of semi-slab sawn maple showing a light horizontal figure in the upper and middle bouts. The ribs are marked with a regular upright medium flame, and the scroll is plain."

Measurements:

  • String length: 679mm

  • Length of back: 735mm

  • Upper / lower bout: 342mm / 423mm

Varnish description: Clear red brown varnish laid over a golden ground