DHV:
1231
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

Date:

19..

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

I

Milan

No. of Strings:

3

Collection:

Castello Sforzesco

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

10

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

“Fondo N. Gallini 1961”

Measurements:

Body Length:

41.4

String Length:

Rib Depth:

6.7

Upper Width:

19.9

Middle Width:

12.4

Bottom Width:

25.0

Information

Source:

(TGM visit 7/99); Gatti 1997, pp. 32-33; Gallini 1963, p. 19

Literature:

Gatti 1997, pp. 32-33; Gallini 1963, p. 19

Photographs:

Gatti 1997, p. 33 (F+B); Gallini 1963, pl. V (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Not on exhibit, 7/99. Gatti 1997 [NB: Body lengths and widths taken on back]: re-classified as viola da braccio, anon. German, early 20th C; hybrid, with viol’s flat back, body outline, and deep ribs but violin F’s, overhanging edges, and scroll; corners only slightly pointed; NB only 3 strings. 1-piece back, 2-piece table. Gallini 1963: dimensions 41.5, 19.8/12.5/25.0, 6.6, -; 19th-C.; 1-piece table, relatively pronounced arching; 1-piece back; “cassa molto profonda.”