DHV:
875
Tourin ID:
UCLA 5

1689

Bass

Matteo

Gofriller ?

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

I, Venice

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

Mattio Gofrilleri in Venetia / al’ Insegna di Cremona 1689 [printed except 89]

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.6

String Length:

65.2

Rib Depth:

11.9

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

32.4

23.6

39.3

Previous Owner:

University of California at Los Angeles, no. 604007649-44 (formerly 3-23); Erich Lachmann?

Information Source:

TGM visit 7/92

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Christie’s 10/13/09, lot 171

Christie’s 10/13/09, lot 171 (F+B [color])

Christie’s 2009/10/13, lot 171

Not in Lachmann’s 1950 catalogue; acquired by him later? Museum dimensions 67.6, 32.3/22.5/39.0, 11.9, 65.3. In playable condition when seen. Repair label: “Restored by Hans Benning / and Paul Toenniges 1969”. Christie’s: “Ascribed to Matteo Goffriller but possibly [by] Valentino Siani”; length of back 66; treble C-hole more diagonal than bass. (Tourin date 1698, probably a typo.)