JOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg/ An. 1699 [large format, printed except 99]
No. of Strings:
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe
A. Froeschels, antique dealer in Hamburg, -1892; August Renk, Augsburg
Hellwig 2011, pp. 328-32; Hellwig 1980, pp. 260-1; PT visit 9/78
Hellwig 2011, pp. 328-32; Hellwig 1980, pp. 260-1
On museum’s website (front [color]); Hellwig 2011, pp. 82 (back ornaments), 99 (head only S+3/4), 330-32 (back ornaments; FB+S, head B+3/4, hookbar, FB+TP [color]); Hellwig 1980, pp. 70 (head side), 78 (head back), 89 (fingerboard), 95 (head back), 260-3 (F+B, head front + 3/4, back ornaments), dustjacket (head 3/4 [color])
Hellwig 2011, TieWV 105; Hellwig 1980, no. 094. One of the best-preserved instruments by Tielke. 3-piece table (middle piece about 7 cm wide) with ivory edging and double purfling; 2-piece back (arched) with double purfling and glued-on carved ornaments at top, middle, and bottom. Pegbox with open-carved back and ivory edging; inlaid fingerboard and tailpiece (ivory on tortoiseshell veneer, with mother of pearl and silver, framed in ivory). Dimensions 70.7, 32.4/22.7/40.0, 13.8, -. Hellwig 2011 adds: bass bar probably original; back gently bent, also has ivory edging; carved head has especially delicately carved facial features; bridge by G. Hellwig. Back widths 32.2/22.5/40.1, table with calipers 32.9/23.3/40.8. Museum has restoration reports by Carl Schulze, 1985/96, and G. Hellwig, 1973; drawing available from Pierre Bohr, per VdG-Mitteilungen, 12/03.