The Amati pattern is a perfect smaller-bodied 4/4 pattern. Modeled after the great Nicolo Amati of 17th century Cremona who inspired the next generation of Stradivari and Guarneri. this reproduction is ideal for the player looking for a more comfortable violin. not quite 7/8-size but smaller than traditional 4/4-size. exhibiting a refined and versatile tonal palette. Upon request. this model instrument can be equipped with a Dresden style ebony chinrest which fits the Amati pattern nicely. Adjusted with Pirastro Evah Pirazzi strings (loop end E). Body length - 353 mm, Upper Bout - 158 mm, Lower Bout - 190 mm.