Michael Ignatius Stadlmann, Viola d'Amore, 1801, Vienna
Michael Ignatius Stadlmann, Viola d’Amore, 1801, Vienna
This viola d?amore has seven playing strings and seven sympathetic strings which run below the fingerboard. It was made by Michael Stadlmann (c. 1756-1813), son of violin maker Johann Joseph, and the most important member of a dynasty of Viennese luthiers. He was granted the title of Court Violin and Lute Maker in 1785, & played the contrabass in the Court Orchestra from 1799 to 1813. Condition: completely original and in an unusually fine state of preservation. Dimensions: Length of back (total): 400mm,lower bout: 225mm, middle bout:126mm, upper bout:170mm, scale length:354mm, body depth at tailpiece:55mm, body depth at neck joint: 50mm
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