Violin, with double violin case and components, varnished wood, made by Kitty Denereaz Smith, Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia, 1955.
(Part 1) Violin; one-piece back of medium curl sloping downwards from right to left, made of a banded, broad grain wood, also used for the sides, neck and hand carved scroll. Table of fine grain, [ebony] fingerboard, tailpiece, button and tuning pegs of dark coloured, fine grain wood. Finished in brownish yellow varnish. The inside back is stamped with the maker's name and date, and signed "Kitty Denereaz Smith".
(Part 2D) Violin case, double, olive green fabric, trimmed with leather and lined with green velvet.
(Parts 3-6) Violin components, chin rest, fine tuners (2), strings (4), removed from instrument by conservation (December 1994).
Inside back of violin, stamped: "KitSmith/ Sydney/ Faciebat Anno 1955/ KS" and signed in ink: "Kitty Denereaz Smith"; Stamped on the bridge: "KITSMITH".