HENRY • JAYE • IN • / SOUTHWARKE • NERE / LONDON BRIDGE • / 1629 [handwritten]
No. of Strings:
Ulrich Rück, 1933-1962; Herr Hüllsdorff, -1933
Martius 2004; Martius 1999, p. 42; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78
Fleming 2007, p. 30 (JP 12); Martius 2004; Martius 1999, p. 42; Edmunds 1994, pp. 23-24 (front, inside of top); Huber 1989, p. 77; van der Meer 3/1982, p. 21
On museum’s website (FB+S, head side [color]); Martius 2004, pp. 44, 46 (FB+S), 47, 52, 55 (label, interior); Edmunds 1994, p. 23; [unpublished, from museum: FB+S]; [unpublished, from J. Pringle: F+B body only, no FB]
Savall 1980 (Gibbons)
5-piece table of pine (not spruce) with oval rosette; 2-piece back with off-center joint. Double purfling on front and back, also purfling around C-holes and diamond pattern at bottom of back. Fingerboard, tailpiece, rosette, and bridge made 1982 at GNM, under supervision of F. Hellwig; previously restored by Eugen Tenucci at Hug & Co. (Zurich) for Rück, including scroll and pegbox, copied from VIC 2 (in 1932 had a female head, also not original), also new lower bass rib and addition of corner blocks; neck not original but top block is. Martius 2004 and Edmunds 1994: photos of underside of table while off body during restoration, showing scorch marks from bending iron. Repair labels: 1) “A. Kanps / Venlo 18.73” [handwritten, on underside of table]; 2) “.... / .... / ... Bergen op Zoom / ... 1841” [handwritten]. Drawing by Jobst Brause (1990) available from museum; 1982 restoration report also on file there.