DHV:
1285
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Brescia

Gasparo da Salo

Bertolotti ?

Date:

1580 C ?

Label Text:

Gasparo de Salò

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

A

Krieglach

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

71.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

11.4

Upper Width:

35.0

Middle Width:

25.4

Bottom Width:

43.0

Information

Source:

H. Marsal to TGM (via M. Bölli), 1/04; photo on Duftschmid’s website

Literature:

Photographs:

On Duftschmid’s website (front); [unpublished, from C. Meints (J. Caldwell) 1/21: front body only, B+S (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Very wide soundholes; blond fingerboard. May have slight dimple at bottom block. No back fold, overhanging edges, neck and bass bar not original. Notation on Meints/Caldwell photo: “top later”. Dimensions from Helge Marsel (A-Klagenfurt), who copies this viol.