DHV:
48
Tourin ID:
BASEL 6

Size:

Violone

Label Text:

Place Made:

I, Milan

Maker:

Pietro Antonio

Bellone

Date:

1661

Pierantonio Bellone / Mediolani Anno 1661 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH, Basel

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Historisches Museum

No. of Strings:

7+5

Catalog Number:

1956.532

Head:

Male

Previous Owner:

Otto Lobeck, Appenzell, -1951

Measurements:

Body Length:

84.5

String Length:

077.0? 80.0

Rib Depth:

16.4

Upper Width:

37.8

Middle Width:

27

Bottom Width:

50.5

Information Source:

PT visits 6/77 & 10/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Klaus 1997, p. 52

Küllmer 1986, p. 178 (head front); [by PT: front (color)]

Sympathetic strings (only 5 now; originally 7?). Gilt head. 4 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Klaus: 2-piece table and back; overhanging edges; dimensions 84.4, 37.7/26.3/50.4, 15.2, 77.1. Küllmer: viola bastarda, French, early 18th C.; her dimensions 84, 38/27/50, 15.5, 78. Sympathetic string length also 78, and distance from bridge to bottom saddle 39; hitchpins just inside pegbox, above nut. Tourin: neck and pegbox not original?