Labeled, "Fatto da me Pierto Palotta, di Perugia l'anno 1801."
Illustrated in the Strad magazine Oct. 2011, vol. 122 no. 1458, p. 69.
Illustrated in "The makers of Central Italy" by Florian Leonhard, p. 126-129. Rosewood tailpiece, pegs and button.
Back: in two pieces of maple of stock close to the root with irregular figure and flame.
Top: in two pieces of spruce of fine width grain expanding towards the edges.
Scroll: of more regular flamed maple.
Ribs: of wood similar to the back.
Varnish: of a golden brown colour.
Length of back: 35.3 cm
Upper bouts: 16.7 cm
Middle bouts: 11.2 cm
Lower bouts: 20.4 cm
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