David Tecchler Liutaro / Fecit Romae Anno 1723 [printed except 23]
No. of Strings:
National Music Museum
Laurence Witten, Southport, CT, 1968/9-1984; Leandro Bisiach, Milan
TGM visit 6/95
Banks 1984, pp. 8-10
On museum’s website: FB+S, F+B body only, head FB+S, bottom rib, neck heel, soundhole details [color]); Pio 2011, pp. 148-49 (FB+S, head FB+S [color]); Banks 1984, p. 9 (front 3/4)
Original condition; table and back overhang ribs. One-piece table, now sunken between F-holes. One-piece back and ribs are walnut. Thick, rounded neck, not in line with ribs. No back braces at all, even for soundpost. Banks dimensions: 69.5, 31.3/-/33.5, 12.7, -. Website dimensions: -, 31.3/23.9/34.7, 12.1, 75-79; Tourin dimensions 122, 66.5, 33/24/34.5, 13, 75; no soundpost; glued-in bass bar.