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Viola da Gamba Society of America

Online Database of Historical Viols
Detail 

Size:

Treble

Place Made:

Maker:

D ?

Date:

18..

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

Collection:

Sound Holes:

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

37.1

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

Christie’s 3/20/96, lot 48

Literature:

Christie’s 3/20/96, lot 48

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Christie’s 1996/03/20, lot 48

Christie’s: “A German pardessus de viole, 19th Century.” Two-piece back. Body length taken on back (but even so, more likely a treble than a pardessus).