[Gasparo da Salo, Brescia; removed by previous owner]
No. of Strings:
(bought in Nuremberg)
Hammerich 1911, pp. 90-91
Hammerich 1911, pp. 90-91; Hammerich 1909, pp. 75-76
Hammerich 1911, p. 91 (front 7/8, head 3/4); Hammerich 1909, p. 76 (front 7/8, head 3/4)
Hammerich 1911: label [of Gasparo da Salo, Brescia] removed by previous owner; used as solo cello in Meinigen orchestra “until a few years ago”; suggested tuning in 5ths, like cello piccolo. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Tourin: overhanging edges; 2-piece table and back, both with double purfling. Neck graft at pegbox; elaborate floral carving on pegbox, complex molding on front edges; camel’s head.