DHV:
1583
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Augsburg

Georg

Aman

Date:

17..

Label Text:

Georg Aman, Lauten- und Geigenmacher, in Augspurg, 17 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

NL

Utrecht

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Alfred Lessing, Düsseldorf, before 1963-2005

Measurements:

Body Length:

69.8

String Length:

69.3

Rib Depth:

13.5

Upper Width:

30.5

Middle Width:

21.8

Bottom Width:

38.0

Information

Source:

Owner to TGM, 4/11; owner’s website (www.gambomania.com) and publicity

Literature:

Photographs:

On owner’s website and publicity (front, front 3/4 [color]); Cable 1977 (German 17C)

Recordings:

Meulenbroeks 2008 (Bach); Meulenbroeks 2006 (Marais); Cable 1977 (German 17C)

Auctions:

Comments:

Long, narrow soundholes; large, round rosette half covered by current fingerboard (which is black with a blond border and a blond decoration near the lower end). Date given as 1712 on Cable 1977, but 1705 in current owner’s publicity; last two digits now illegible so both are guesses.