No. of Strings:
Swedish Museum of Performing Arts
On permanent loan from the Nordiska Museet since 1977; bought at auction, 1888, by Arthur Hazelius [founder of Nordiska Museet] in Strängnäs, Sweden
Museum website; museum to TGM, 4/04; PT visit 10/78
Hellwig 2011, p. 335
On museum’s website (front); [unpublished, from museum, 4/04: FB+S, head front]
Tourin: 3-piece table with painted double purfling (also on back), very high arching and lots of recurve. Head grafted to pegbox; neck probably orginal but narrowed. Fingerboard of bone or horn, with geometric patterns in wood and ivory; black tailpiece has only thin white edging. Dimensions 64.6, 28.8/21.0/37.0, 13.4, 67.0 [very different from museum’s]. Photos: fingerboard decoration is three rows of chevrons (pointing up); diagonals also at rib-neck joints; 2-piece back; carving on back of pegbox. Hellwig 2011, TieWV 110 (misidentified as M427): lion head (only) by Tielke.