The Scott Cao "Montagnana" is based on a renowned cello from 1739 by the Venetian maker, Domenico Montagnana. The original Montagnana cello is often referred to as the "Sleeping Beauty". Not played for 100 years, until obtained by the world famous virtuoso, Gregor Piatigorsky. The Scott Cao "Montagnana" cello is a beautiful interpretation of the original. It features the larger Montagnana design and produces a full, penetrating tone. 0% Financing Available.
The Scott Cao "Montagnana" cello is meticulously carved by experienced luthiers under the strict supervision of Scott Cao. Spruce top of fine to medium grain. Inlaid purfling. Two piece maple back with strong, medium flame. Ribs and scroll similar to back. Finished in an attractive reddish-brown on a golden ground and antiqued in the style of the original instrument. Outfit includes rosin, and your choice of case and bow. Standard outfit arrives in a Prelude case. If you have ordered a Thermoplastic case, it will arrive in a separate package. Made in China.
Ebony fingerboard and pegs
Composite tailpiece with four built-in string adjusters