Kae Sato-Goodsell

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Kae Sato-Goodsell


Another fine viola is made by contemporary Japanese born, Australian luthier Kae Sato-Goodsell.

She has a keen eye for clean and accurate design, making refined and attractive models. This original model is inspired by Amati Violas and features a 'seahorse' f-holes. The instrument has a unique light amber blonde oil varnish and is fitted with rosewood pegs and a rosewood chinrest.

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Have a listen to this powerful instrument here on youtube: Goodsell Violas 

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- high quality Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Strings

- high quality Ponticelli bridge

- beautiful rosewood pegs with Buffalo bone accent, and matching rosewood chinrest

- Wittner Ultra light tail piece and kevlar tailwire

- European Maple and Spruce with oil varnish

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Legendary Atelier Puglisi service, including:

- 100% guarantee on all workmanship

- adjustments to tone and set-up at no extra cost

- free fitting with any string or pick-up purchase



- your choice of either Thomastik or Pirastro strings for no extra charge.

- $20.00 discount on any Bam fiberglass case (subject to availability).

- 20% discount on any Kun or Wolf shoulder rest.




Ribs: 3.8 cm

Upper bout: 18.7 cm

Middle bout: 13 cm

Lower bout: 24 cm

Body length: 15.75''

String length: 35.4 cm  


This instrument has now sold to a very lucky player.


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All prices are correct at time of uploading. Price variances may occur.    

Price is inclusive of 10% Australian Goods and Services Tax.

This tax is not applicable to overseas customers.



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