DHV:
661
Tourin ID:
NURN 01

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Date:

15..

Label Text:

Caspar da Salo in Brescia / 1555 [printed except 55]

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

D

Nuremberg

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

MIR 787

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Sammlung Rück, -1962

Measurements:

Body Length:

64.7

String Length:

65.0

Rib Depth:

10.0

Upper Width:

27.5

Middle Width:

19.5

Bottom Width:

32.8

Information

Source:

Martius 1999, p. 51; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Martius 1999, p. 51; Huber 1989, p. 77; van der Meer 3/1982, p. 9

Photographs:

van der Meer 1983, p. 52 (front 7/8); [unpublished, from museum: FB+S, front 7/8]; [www.rimab.ch: FB+S, body open (B+S), head F+S, tailpiece F+B, detached neck, etc. (color), seen 5/13]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Geometrical inlay pattern on back (continuous, top to bottom), which is of fruitwood; ribs are walnut, also fingerboard and tailpiece. Restored in 1964 by F. Hellwig. Per www.rimab.ch dimensions 65.0, 27.5/19.5/32.8, 10.0, 65.0; new neck PB, scroll, pegs, FB+TP; previous ones still at museum; underside of tailpice inscribed “P.M. / 1579”.]