Viola da Gamba Society of America
Online Database of Historical Viols
No. of Strings:
Carol Herman, Claremont CA, 1984-2009; Fortunato Arico, New York, -1984
Owner 2/14; C. Herman 6/94; W. L. Monical appraisal 6/87
[Unpublished, from owner 1/14: F, F body, head FB+S, table ornament, bottom rib, many other details (color); from A. Rice 6/03: FB+S, head, table ornament (color, blurred)]
Modern neck and pegbox, but Monical says head is original; 2-piece table and back. Not included in Hebbert 2003b, p. 39. Table ornament featuring a single very large flower matches that of anonymous English bass DHV 1354; double purfling on table and back, no other decoration on back. Semi-light fingerboard and tailpiece with perimeter purfling.