Very fine English cello by Lockey Hill circa 1788
Beautiful rich sound with a fine varnish (see photos)
Tree ring analysis showing the date to be circa 1788 with both sides significantly cross match a cello by William Forster 1787 suggesting that they may well have come from the same tree. Full analysis report available upon request.
Length of back: 735 mm
String length: 682 mm
Neck stop: 280 mm
Body stop: 385 mm