Matthias Humel / Lauten und Geigen= / macher / in Nürnberg / Anno 1714 [printted except 1714]
No. of Strings:
MI 959 (954?)
Violin dealer in Nuremberg, -2009
K. Martius to TGM, 12/09
On museum’s website (FB+S [2 sets], front 3/4, head side [color]); Martius 2016, p. 145 145 (front body only); [unpublished, from K. Martius: F+B (color)]
3-piece table with single purfling, 2-piece back with none. Neck, pegbox, scroll, fingerboard, and tailpiece not original (cello conversion), likewise bass bar and probably corner blocks and back braces, though soundpost plate is likely original. Martius 2016: top block not original; middle width 21.8 (2009 worksheet gave lower width as 39.8, probably a typo).