Master Built, Traditional Viola
The Archer dove viola is a premium instrument, ideal for advancing string musicians. The 16.5″ size is designed for teens and adults to practice and perform comfortably, with a professional sound to match. Featuring enhanced fittings and selected wood, the Archer dove viola has a classic look that has a professional sound to match.
Hand Finished, Solid Tone Woods
With a premium spruce top the Archer dove viola achieves superior projection and vibration The maple Back and sides are specially selected flamed pieces chosen for the dove viola, to provide a professional and stunning body. The use of maple and spruce offers neutral tonal colour for a truly resonant, classic sound. As well as this, the dove viola is hand finished with a brushed on traditional oil varnish that allows the natural grain of the wood to show through.
The dove viola’s ebony fittings are hard and durable, with high quality tuning pegs, smooth fingerboard and sturdy tailpiece. Also featured is a maple neck with varnish gradient for improved playability and a high grade maple fitted bridge.
The Archer dove viola comes with a hardwood bow, which is resonant as well as being strong and flexible, making it perfect for bow construction.
Also included in the viola outfit is a deluxe hardcase. Made from plush lined, hard foam and encased with a canvas covered solid construction. There is room for up to four bows and also features compartments for accessories such as rosin, metronomes and tuners.
- Body: Complete hand carved, hand finished master built
- Top: Hand carved select spruce
- Back & Sides: Beautifully figured select maple back and sides
- Finish: Handbrushed traditional oil varnish in orange-brown with slight antiquing
- Bridge: Fitted maple
- Neck: Maple
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Tuning Pegs: Ebony fitted
- Tailpiece: Ebony with fine tuners
- Back Length: 16.5″