DHV:
612
Tourin ID:
MILA 4

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

I,

Maker:

Date:

17..

[None]

Body Shape:

Guitar

Current Location:

I, Milan

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Castello Sforzesco

No. of Strings:

(4)

Catalog Number:

4

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

“Fondo N. Gallini 1957”

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.2

String Length:

59.5

Rib Depth:

12.7

Upper Width:

31.9

Middle Width:

25.8

Bottom Width:

40.8

Information Source:

(TGM visit 7/99); Gatti 1997, pp. 22-23; Gallini 1963, p. 17

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Auctions:

Comments:

Gatti 1997, pp. 22-23; Gallini 1963, p. 17

Gatti 1997, p. 22 (F+B); Gallini 1963, pl. III (front 7/8)

Soundholes are backwards Cs. Gatti 1997 [NB: Body lengths and widths taken on back]: Bolognese school. 2-piece back; neck and head (with open pegbox) not original, dating from conversion to cello in early 20C. Gallini 1963: late 17C; dimensions 66, -/-/41, 12, -. TGM: Back has diamond inlays at top, middle, and bottom plus on shoulders of ribs.