DHV:
792
Tourin ID:
SHRIN 8

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Date:

1720 C

Label Text:

[None]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Vermillion, SD

No. of Strings:

Collection:

National Music Museum

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

3434

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Laurence Witten, Southport, CT, 1968/9-1984; Leandro Bisiach, Milan

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.0

String Length:

Rib Depth:

10.8

Upper Width:

32.8

Middle Width:

22.5

Bottom Width:

40.3

Information

Source:

TGM visit 6/95

Literature:

Banks 1984, p. 24

Photographs:

On museum’s website (detached table, back, ribs, and scroll seen from front and back [color]); [unpublished, from museum: detached table]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Disassembled (ribs in 6 pieces), no neck; scroll and 4-holed pegbox probably not original. Crude work, clearly later than other Italian viols in Witten-Rawlins Collection. Website dimensions: 66.8, 32.5/22.1/39.9, 10.9, - (stop length 37.2); Banks dimensions: 68, 31.5/-/34.85, 11, -.