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Viola da Gamba Society of America

Online Database of Historical Viols
Detail 

Size:

Treble

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Treviso ?

Pietro

Zenatto ?

Date:

1680 C ?

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

B

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

1406

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, 3:43

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+S [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Open pegbox; “scroll” terminates in a flat plate (cf. 1405, 1407). Tourin: no back braces. Museum’s website: “author unknown”. Mahillon: “du même auteur et de la même époque” as 1405: i.e., specifically 1684?