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Viola da Gamba Society of America

Online Database of Historical Viols
Detail 

Size:

Quinton ?

Place Made:

Maker:

Date:

17..

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

GHENT 09

Sound Holes:

Catalog Number:

472

Head:

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

C.C. Snoeck, Ghent

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

Snoeck 1894, p. 100

Literature:

Snoeck 1894, p. 100

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Snoeck 1894: “quinte ou taille de viole”; transitional between viol and violin; body shape like viola d’amore, but low ribs and overhanging edges.