This Eastman Quenois model carved back bass has a complex voice and very easy thumb position access for a contemporary soloist of smaller sized serious student. The fine grained spruce top has a complex and ringing tap tone. The medium density maple ribs and back plate have a noticeable midrange complexity in the tap tones. The maple neck has an easy playing medium size profile. The elegant Rubner single unit tuning machines turn freely and precisely. The nut, fingerboard, tailpiece, and tailpiece saddle are all made of ebony. The adjustable endpin is a solid graphite rod unit from New Harmony. The replacement bridge is made from German maple and has added adjusters. The antiqued reddish varnish finish is very attractive. Dimensions are: Top length 43 3/8″, Upper bout width 18 1/4″, Middle bout width 14 1/8″, Lower bout width 26″, Rib depth at tail 8 5/8″, Rib depth at upper bout corner 6 7/8″, Rib depth at neck joint 5 3/4″, String length 41 3/4″. This bass is an ideal choice for contemporary solo playing. With cover.