Joannes Baptista Guadagnini / Cremonensis fecit Parma / C.S.R. 1768 / +GBG / P. [handwritten]
No. of Strings:
Glinka Museum of Musical Culture
Mileshina 2016, p. 23; PT visit 10/78
Mileshina 2016, p. 23
Mileshina 2016, p. 22 (F+B, head side [color])
Tourin: Rather long and narrow; narrow neck with graft; long pegbox with pattern carving; curly maple back and ribs; tailgut. “In middle bouts, a cutaway on each side for additional bow clearance.” Mileshina 2016: Single purfling on table (only?); neck, pegbox, top and bottom blocks, and 3 crossbars on back not original; fingerboard and tailpiece (rosewood, with diagonal ends) also not original. Probably originally had hookbar. Widths taken on back.