Richard Henson 16″ Viola
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Hong Kong, 2006. From the workshop of Richard Henson, Luthier. Two-piece maple back with a wide width flame. The spruce top has a very pronounced medium to wide width grain. The varnish is reddish orange-brown on a golden ground with simulated wear patterns throughout. The viola is fitted in ebony with Helicore strings.