DHV:
614
Tourin ID:
MILA 6

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

I,

Maker:

Date:

17.. ?

Body Shape:

Cello

Current Location:

I, Milan

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Castello Sforzesco

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

6

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

“Fondo N. Gallini 1957”

Measurements:

Body Length:

72.5

String Length:

67.9

Rib Depth:

10.1

Upper Width:

24.8

Middle Width:

19.4

Bottom Width:

39

Information Source:

(TGM visit 7/99); Gatti 1997, p. 23-24; Gallini 1963, p. 18

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Comments:

Gatti 1997, pp. 23-24; Gallini 1963, p. 18

Gatti 1997, p. 24 (F+B); Gallini 1963, pl. IV (front 7/8)

Body shape: no upper corners, only lower ones, which are pointed; upper bouts very narrow. Gallini 1963: by Giovanni Rota (Cremona) [Lüt: active 1795-1810]; dimensions 73, -/-/39, 9.5, -. Gatti 1997 [NB: Body lengths and widths taken on back]: Anon., 2H18C. 1-piece back (with 2 wings), arched, no fold; 4-piece table. Face carved on tailpiece, probably originally from a cello since it has a set of four plugged string holes in addition to six now in use. TGM: Neck, fingerboard, and bridge very narrow though currently has 6 strings.