No. of Strings:
Skowroneck, Martin & Susanne, Bremen, 1957-2008 ; Erich von Lülsdorff (luthier), Berlin
J. Cheatham to TGM, 2/09
J. Cheatham to TGM, 2/09 (F+B, head 3/4, treble C-hole, rosette [color]); Cheatham 2008 (front 3/4 [color]
Cheatham 2008 (Marais, Sainte Colombe)
Rosette with 12 petals, similar to Jaye and Smith. When found, in 1957, had 7 strings; restored to original 6 in 1977 by S. Skrowroneck’s brother, Reinhard Ossenbrunner, who prepared “Instrumentenpass” with description and dimensions. 2-piece table with 2 wings and double purfling, back with central strip of plum (3-5 mm wide) and no purfling. CD cover photo shows it, held by player, from head to lower corners.