DHV:
231
Tourin ID:
DOLM 03

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

A

Absam

Jacob

Stainer

Date:

1655

Label Text:

Jacobus Stainer in Absom / propè Oenipontum 1655 [printed except 5]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB

Haslemere

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Carl Dolmetsch, Haslemere, 1963-1997; Mabel Dolmetsch, -1963

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.5

String Length:

69.5

Rib Depth:

12.3

Upper Width:

31.6

Middle Width:

24.0

Bottom Width:

41.4

Information

Source:

TGM visit 7/14; Dolmetsch 1978, p. 56; PT visit 6/77

Literature:

Rose 2012; Dolmetsch 1978, p. 56; Pallis 1978, p. 43 (front 3/4, played by Mabel Dolmetsch); Dolmetsch 1972, p. 5

Photographs:

Rose 2012, pp. 16-21 (front body only upper half, bass soundhole, head front, bottom rib, neck heel, top and bottom blocks, back bars, corner block); Dolmetsch 1978, p. 57 (F+S); Baines 1966, pl. 108 (front); Dolmetsch 1905, p. 113 (head side); [by TGM: head FB+S, label (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Not in Senn & Roy 1986. Dolmetsch 1978: original label and lion’s head; single purfling, flat back; dimensions 68.5, 31.0/-/40.5, 13.0, 68.5. Personal instrument of Mabel Dolmetsch. Baines 1966: square shoulders; body length 68. Very wide angle at lower body corners. 7 plugged holes either side of hookbar, presumably for tuning pegs for sympathetic strings.