DHV:
48
Tourin ID:
BASEL 6

Size:

Violone

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Milan

Pietro Antonio

Bellone

Date:

1661

Label Text:

Pierantonio Bellone / Mediolani Anno 1661 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Basel

No. of Strings:

7+5

Collection:

Historisches Museum

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

1956.532

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Otto Lobeck, Appenzell, -1951

Measurements:

Body Length:

084.4

String Length:

077.1

Rib Depth:

15.2

Upper Width:

37.7

Middle Width:

26.3

Bottom Width:

50.4

Information

Source:

Klaus 1997, p. 52; PT visits 6/77 & 10/78

Literature:

Klaus 1997, p. 52

Photographs:

Küllmer 1986, p. 178 (head front); [by PT: front (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Sympathetic strings (only 5 now; originally 7?). Gilt head. 4 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Klaus: 2-piece table and back; overhanging edges. Küllmer: viola bastarda, French, early 18th C.; her dimensions 84, 38/27/50, 15.5, 78. Sympathetic string length also 78, and distance from bridge to bottom saddle 39; hitchpins just inside pegbox, above nut. Tourin: neck and pegbox not original? Tourin dimensions 84.5, 37.8/27.0/50.5, 16.4, 77.0-80.0.