Technical description: Made of ebony. Maximum width 100; width at waist 45.5; width at bottom 57. 4 key-shaped holes for strings, hole diameter 14.7; overall length 28.9. Trench for a string rider (the rider is now missing), the trench 9.0 wide; 2.7 deep, with traces of glue. There is a hole in the middle of the trench at the bottom, 6.3 diameter. The front has been carved at the bottom into a curve. Two holes for tailpiece gut at the bottom, drilled from the top to underneath. Two plugged holes further down which appear to have originally been for the tailpiece gut, and a plugged hole in the side, possibly for the same reason. The present tailpiece `gut' is of plastic coated wire.