DHV:
1061
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Brescia

Gasparo da Salo

Bertolotti

Date:

1580 C ?

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

J

Osaka

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Osaka College of Music

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

002251

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Suntory Corporation, Tokyo, -1999; Hans Schambach, New York; Jacques Francais; his father

Measurements:

Body Length:

77.3

String Length:

76.7

Rib Depth:

16.6

Upper Width:

34.8

Middle Width:

28.0

Bottom Width:

45.3

Information

Source:

Rephann 1988, pp. 37-39

Literature:

Osaka 2007, pp. 21-22 and e-mail from museum 9/09; Rephann 1988, p. 37

Photographs:

Osaka 2007, pp. 21-22 (FB+S; also front cover [head 3/4] and back cover [front 7/8] [color]; Rephann 1988, pp. 38-9 (front, head 3/4; color)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Overhanging edges; neck, fingerboard and elaborately carved tailpiece are replacements, latter with elaborate relief carving. Rib depth probably includes table and back thicknesses. No. 25 in Rephann 1988 catalogue. Maker’s dates are 1540-1609.