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Viola da Gamba Society of America

Online Database of Historical Viols
Detail 

Size:

Treble

Place Made:

Maker:

Date:

18..

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

E.980.2.634

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Geneviève Thibault, Comtesse de Chambure, -1979

Measurements:

Body Length:

35 ±

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

Museum’s website

Literature:

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+B, head side)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Museum’s website gives origin as “Europe, 19e”. Body length estimated from meter stick in photos on website.