DHV:
789
Tourin ID:
SHRIN 5

Size:

Violone

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Brescia

Giovanni Paolo

Maggini

Date:

1600 C

Label Text:

Paolo Maggini Brescia [printed (or handwritten in imitation of printing?)]

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

USA

Vermillion, SD

No. of Strings:

3

Collection:

National Music Museum

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

3432

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Laurence Witten, Southport, CT, 1968/9-1984; Leandro Bisiach, Milan

Measurements:

Body Length:

090.0

String Length:

Rib Depth:

16.4

Upper Width:

38.4

Middle Width:

30.0

Bottom Width:

50.0

Information

Source:

TGM visit 6/95

Literature:

Banks 1984, p. 22

Photographs:

On museum’s website (detached table and back, each from both sides; composite of inner surfaces of both with label; composite of 6 rib segments; side view of neck/pegbox with 3 tuning machines/scroll [color]); Banks 1984, p. 23 (front, inside of back, label)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Currently disassembled, condition fragile. Back and ribs are cherry wood. Date “before 1630” (Banks 1984); website lists as “attributed to” Maggini. Neck, pegbox and scroll not original; was used as 3-string contrabass. Website dimensions: 89.3, 38.1/29.8/49.2, 16.4, - (stop length 45.0); Banks dimensions: 90, 38/-/49.5, 16, -. Tourin: no dimensions; gave maker as Gasparo da Salo; classified as a bass.