Viola da Gamba Society of America
Online Database of Historical Viols
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Owner to TGM, 2/12
Had been converted to a 5-string viola da braccio. Played by former owner in K. Ruhland’s Cappella Antiqua München; Ruhland thought it resembled similar instruments by Höss. Restored by Hagen Schiffler to 6-string treble viol; date probably c. 1700.