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Viola da Gamba Society of America

Online Database of Historical Viols
Detail 

Size:

Tenor

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Treviso ?

Pietro

Zenatto ?

Date:

1684 ?

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

B

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

1413

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Count Pietro Correr, Venice, -1886

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Mahillon 1900, 3:44

Photographs:

On museum’s website (front, side 7/8 [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Open pegbox; “scroll” terminates in a flat plate. Tourin: carved bass bar directly under bridge foot. Museum’s website: “author unknown”. Mahillon: nos. 1411-13 “portent la date de 1684.”