Pieter Rombouts / Amsterdam 17..
No. of Strings:
Museu da Música (formerly Conservatorio Nacional)
PT visit 10/78; P. Torres to PT 3/77
Alvarenga 1994, pp. 68, 70
On museum’s website (F+B, head 3/4 [color]); Alvarenga 1994, p. 70 (front, head 3/4); [by PT: back, head F+B (color)]; [unpublished, from J. Pringle: front 3/4]
2-piece back, double purfling. Neck not original, but head is. Back of pegbox has relief carving, but less elaborate than either HAGUE 22 or 23; also black and white edging. Pegs have incised lines radiating from point where grip joins shaft. Sculpted tailpiece. Last two digits of date on label are illegible. Torres dimensions 67, 31/23/36, 14, -. (Rombouts died in 1728.)