DHV:
332
Tourin ID:
HAGUE 08

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

I, Naples

Maker:

Giuseppe

Gagliano

Date:

1765

Joseph Gaglianus Filius / Nicolai fecit Neap. 1765 [printed except 65]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

NL, The Hague

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Gemeentemuseum

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

MUZ-1975-0007 (0841346)

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Carel van Leeuwen Boomkamp, -1975 (no. 4)

Measurements:

Body Length:

36.5

String Length:

33.9

Rib Depth:

4.2

Upper Width:

17.1

Middle Width:

11.4

Bottom Width:

21.4

Information Source:

Boomkamp 1971, pp. 9-10; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

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Comments:

Boomkamp 1971, pp. 9-10

Danks 1979, p. 46 (front); Boomkamp 1971, p. 30 (front)

Arched back, shallow ribs, viola neck and scroll but 6 strings; tailpiece attached to hook in bottom block; “inner fittings those of the violin [family]”. Back and ribs of beech, neck and pegbox probably birch. Boomkamp: “treble viol”; museum database: “Diskant viola da gamba”; Danks 1979: viola d’amore, 6/-.