Thomas Kennedy 1820
Label reads: Made in London, 1820
by Thomas Kennedy
Specially imported and adjusted by ||||
The bass is stamped under the button “W. Howarth”
- Nationality: English
- String Length: 42 5/8"
- Upper Bouts: 21"
- Lower Bouts: 26 1/2"
- Body Length: 45"
- Rib Depth: 6 1/2" - 9 1/2"
- Back: flat
Two-piece flat back of broad grain maple with medium curl running perpendicular to the center joint. The ribs are of medium grain maple with medium-narrow curl. The scroll and peg-box are of plain grain maple with curly maple neck-graft. The table (top) is two-piece spruce of medium grain, which becomes flat sawn in the mid-point between the center seam and the edges of the bouts. The lower bouts are winged to make up the width. Varnish is a reddish brown color over a yellow ground.
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