DHV:
1004
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

I, Brescia

Maker:

Pietro

Vimercati

Date:

1650 C

Pietro Vimercati / Fecit Bresciae 16 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Vermillion, SD

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

National Music Museum

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

4164

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Efrim Fruchtmann, Memphis, TN 1955-87; purchased in Florence, Italy

Measurements:

Body Length:

64

String Length:

59

Rib Depth:

9.4

Upper Width:

35.5

Middle Width:

24.3

Bottom Width:

38

Information Source:

TGM visit 6/95

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Auctions:

Comments:

[Unpublished, from museum: front]

Table, neck/pegbox/scroll, fingerboard not original; rather heavy and crude work. Back is flat but has no fold. John Pringle has suggested that back and ribs are mid-17th-century. Fairly poor condition. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side.