DHV:
969
Tourin ID:

Size:

Violone

Place Made:

Maker:

CZ

Date:

17..

Label Text:

[None]

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

USA

New York, NY

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

89.4.1528

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Crosby Brown

Measurements:

Body Length:

102.0

String Length:

096.5

Rib Depth:

18.9

Upper Width:

46.8

Middle Width:

37.2

Bottom Width:

57.8

Information

Source:

Museum’s website; Monical typescript (only)

Literature:

Brown 1904, 1:64

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F, 2 different photos)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Brown 1904: 17C Italian; Monical: 18C Bohemian (neck not original, back & ribs birch, overhanging table and back). Website photo: sculpted tailpiece, tailgut; large and wide F-holes with notches; 3 pegs treble, 4 bass side; “violone”. Museum cat. card: purchased from Franciolini (illustr. in Ripin’s book on him).