DHV:
517
Tourin ID:
LEIPB 35

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Strassburg

Matheus & Johann Jakob

Epp

Date:

1660 C

Label Text:

Matheus Epp / in Strasburg // Hanss Jacob Epp / in Strassburg [printed; 2 separate labels]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

[ex-Universität Leipzig]

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

809

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Wilhelm Heyer, Cologne

Measurements:

Body Length:

69.3

String Length:

Rib Depth:

13

Upper Width:

30.8

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

39.5

Information

Source:

Kinsky 1912, 2:458

Literature:

Schultz 1929, p. 69; Kinsky 1912, 2:458

Photographs:

Schultz 1929, Tafel XIII [not seen]; Lütgendorff 1922, vol. 1, pl. 40a (front 3/4); Kinsky 1912, 2:451 (front 3/4), 614 (label)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Back and ribs of Hungarian ash. Inlaid table and back. Fingerboard and tailpiece have black-and-white edging. Rosette. Soundholes are long and unusually-shaped, a combination of inward facing Cs and crescent or flame shaped; decorative curlicues at 4 corners of table. Lost since World War II.