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Douglas C. Cox 16 1/2" viola #932, "Gio:Paolo Maggini in Brefcia" model, 2016, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA

Douglas C. Cox 16 1/2" viola #932, "Gio:Paolo Maggini in Brefcia" model, 2016, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA

$25,000.00
Code: VA165~C109-11

The viola bears the facsimile label, “Gio:Paolo Maggini in Brefcia”, and on the opposite side the label "Douglas C. Cox, Brattleboro, Vermont, 2016, #932" and is branded and initialed on the inside. It is built on an original model inspired by the work of G. P. Maggini of Brescia and is made of well-aged New England grown wood. The back is cut on the quarter from two pieces of maple with medium-broad flames descending very slightly from the center joint. The ribs and scroll are of maple similar to that of the back. The table is of two pieces of spruce of very irregular growth. Typical of Maggini’s work, the viola has double purfling. The varnish is of a red-brown color over a golden ground and is shaded and imitated. The fittings are of boxwood. The principal dimensions are:

Length: 420 mm
Upper Bout: 204 mm
Middle Bout: 138 mm
Lower Bout: 253 mm
Rib Height: 36-38 mm
String Length: 376 mm

Article number: VA165~C109-11
Availability: In stock

The viola bears the facsimile label, “Gio:Paolo Maggini in Brefcia”, and on the opposite side the label "Douglas C. Cox, Brattleboro, Vermont, 2016, #932" and is branded and initialed on the inside. It is built on an original model inspired by the work of G. P. Maggini of Brescia and is made of well-aged New England grown wood. The back is cut on the quarter from two pieces of maple with medium-broad flames descending very slightly from the center joint. The ribs and scroll are of maple similar to that of the back. The table is of two pieces of spruce of very irregular growth. Typical of Maggini’s work, the viola has double purfling. The varnish is of a red-brown color over a golden ground and is shaded and imitated. The fittings are of boxwood. The principal dimensions are:

Length: 420 mm
Upper Bout: 204 mm
Middle Bout: 138 mm
Lower Bout: 253 mm
Rib Height: 36-38 mm
String Length: 376 mm

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