DHV:
1004
Tourin ID:

1650 C

Bass

Pietro

Vimercati

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

I, Brescia

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Vermillion, SD

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

National Music Museum

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

4164

Label Text:

Pietro Vimercati / Fecit Bresciae 16 [printed]

Measurements:

Body Length:

64

String Length:

59

Rib Depth:

9.4

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

35.5

24.3

38

Previous Owner:

Efrim Fruchtmann, Memphis, TN 1955-87; purchased in Florence, Italy

Information Source:

TGM visit 6/95

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Comments:

[Unpublished, from museum: front]

Table, neck/pegbox/scroll, fingerboard not original; rather heavy and crude work. Back is flat but has no fold. John Pringle has suggested that back and ribs are mid-17th-century. Fairly poor condition. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side.