DHV:
594
Tourin ID:
METRO 05

Size:

Bass ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

D,

Maker:

Date:

17..

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, New York, NY

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Metropolitan Museum of Art

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

89.4.3373

Head:

Open scroll

Previous Owner:

Rev. F.W. Galpin, -1904

Measurements:

Body Length:

57.5

String Length:

61

Rib Depth:

11.3

Upper Width:

27.9

Middle Width:

20.6

Bottom Width:

34.5

Information Source:

PT visit 12/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Monical 1989a, p. 16; Monical 1979, p. 11; Winternitz 1954, p. 262

On museum’s website (front 3/4); Monical 1989a, p. 16 (F+S); Monical 1979, p. 10 (F+S); Winternitz 1954, p. 262 [not seen]

Restored in 1938. Back replaced due to worm damage; now bird’s-eye maple. 2-piece table with single purfling; ribs of slab burl maple. Tourin: neck modifications. Monical (and museum website): small division viol.