Steffen Nowak, Maker of fine Violins, Violas and Cellos in baroque and modern style


Cello after Stradivari 'B' form - smaller model (740mm) SOLD

My personal version of a smaller Straivari style cello, originally made for a client in Scotland.
The original Stradivari 'Forma B' was the blue print for his many golden period Celli. By subtly redrawing his original outline I arrived at a body length of 740mm and a 680mm string length (as found in many old English Celli).

This instrument has a striking Alpine hazel spruce front, the hazel markings adding a beautiful shimmer and reflection to the transparent oil varnish of golden, orange - brown colour. The back and ribs of native English sycamore (its the proper European maple - acer pseudoplatanus), and its beautiful  figure also highlighted by the warm varnish colour.

The sound is very warm, evenly balanced and rich. It has recently impressed a couple of visiting professional cellists.


   See my available cellos here: Cello after Stradivari 1712 'Davidov' (756mm)
and here: Cello after Stradivari B-form (740mm)

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