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Bass Viola da Gamba

John Rose
(2nd half of the 16th century–early 17th century)

Date: ca. 1600
Geography: London?, England, United Kingdom
Medium: Wood
Dimensions: Total L.: 119.5 cm (47-1/16 in.); Body L.: 71.5 cm (28-3/16 in.); Body W.: upper 32 cm (12-1/2 in.), middle 23.4 cm (9-3/16 in.), lower 39 cm (15-1/8 in.); Rib H.: upper 9 cm (3-5/8 in.), middle 23.4 cm (9-3/16 in.), middle 12.6 cm (4-15/16 in.); Belly W.: at the neck 5.2 cm (2.05 in.) lower 39 cm (15.35 in.) lower: 12.7 cm (5.0 in.) Belly W. at the neck 5.2 cm (2.05 in.)
Classification: Chordophone-Lute-bowed-fretted
Credit Line: Gift of Janos Scholz, in memory of Ernest Schelling, and in honor of the Centennial of The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1989
Accession Number: 1989.44

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