Small bass viol, beginning of 17th century, based upon an original restored and held by italian master Carlo Vettori, attributed to the famous master Gasparo da Salo.
Back, ribs and neck made of Maple, tailpiece, fingerboard, pegs made of pearwood.
Soundboard available in both carved and two pieces bent options.
This instrument is suitable for different set-ups: earlier, with 73 cm string length, full gut strings and early bridge, or early baroque with 69 cm string length, later bridge and wound strings. Its features and sound make this instrument very good as a true multi purpose viol.