Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Yankee Bass Viol

Maker:
Joseph Minot (American, active Westminster, Massachusetts ca. 1817–31)
Date:
1823
Geography:
Westminster, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
Body L. 79.1 cm (31-1/8 in.); Upper bouts 36.9 cm (14-9/16 in.); Center bouts 26.7 cm (10-1/2 in.); Lower bouts 46 cm (18-1/8 in.); String L. +70.5 cm (+27-3/4 in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line:
Gift of Assunta Dell' Aquila, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.348
Not on view
Marking: 1) (labeled) Bass Viols/Made and repaired by/Joseph Minot Westminster Mass/March the 18 1823/No 11
Assunta Dell'Aquila
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