DHV:
1100
Tourin ID:

Size:

Violone

Label Text:

Place Made:

I, Milan

Maker:

Giovanni

Grancino

Date:

1691

Giovanni Grancino in Contrada Largha di Milano al segno delle Corona 1791 [date sic?]

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

91.7

String Length:

93.7

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

Sotheby’s 5/22/86, lot 80

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Sotheby’s 5/22/86, lot 80

Sotheby’s 5/22/86, lot 80 (color)

Sotheby’s 1986/05/22, lot 80

“Rudimentary lower corners.” Back and ribs of poplar, 3-piece table. Fingerboard and tailpiece modern. Sotheby’s 1980: “An extremely rare Italian violone by Giovanni Grancino, Milan, 1691”; but did not sell.