DHV:
793
Tourin ID:
SHRIN 9

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Brescia

Giovanni Paolo

Maggini

Date:

1610 C

Label Text:

G. Paolo Maggini Brescia [handwritten “in imitation of print” on center bout brace]

Body Shape:

Cello

Current Location:

USA

Vermillion, SD

No. of Strings:

Collection:

National Music Museum

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

3430

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

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

Measurements:

Body Length:

65.3

String Length:

Rib Depth:

11.9

Upper Width:

30.5

Middle Width:

22.5

Bottom Width:

39.5

Information

Source:

TGM visit 6/95

Literature:

Herzog 2003, IT-14; Banks 1984, p. 22

Photographs:

On museum’s website (detached table, back, ribs, and scroll seen from front and back [color]); [unpublished, from museum: detached table from both sides]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Currently disassembled, no neck; 4-holed pegbox and scroll not original. Table of Haselfichte (with pointed corners), back and ribs of cherry. Date “before 1630” (Banks 1984); website lists as “attributed to” Maggini. (Tourin: Gasparo da Salo?) Website dimensions: 65.2, 30.4/21.8/39.2, 12.4, - (stop length 34.2); Banks dimensions: 65.5, 30.5/-/34.5, 11.9, -.