DHV:
787
Tourin ID:
SHRIN 3

1540 C

Bass

# of Strings:

3

Place Made:

I, Venice

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Vermillion, SD

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

National Music Museum

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

3375

Label Text:

David Tecchler Liutaro / Fecit Romae Anno 1723 [printed except 23]

Measurements:

String Length:

78

Total Length:

Body Length:

67.5

Upper Width:

32.4

Rib Depth:

12.2

Middle Width:

24.1

Bottom Width:

34.2

Previous Owner:

Laurence Witten, Southport, CT, 1968/9-1984; Leandro Bisiach, Milan

Information Source:

TGM visit 6/95

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Banks 1984, pp. 8-10

Pio 2011, pp. 148-49 (FB+S, head FB+S [color]); Banks 1984, p. 9 (front 3/4)

Original condition; table and back overhang ribs. One-piece table, now sunken between F-holes. One-piece back and ribs are walnut. Thick, rounded neck, not in line with ribs. No back braces at all, even for soundpost. Banks dimensions: 69.5, 31.3/-/33.5, 12.7, -. Tourin dimensions 122, 66.5, 33/24/34.5, 13, 75; no soundpost; glued-in bass bar.