DHV:
1101
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Berlin

Jacob

Meinertzen

Date:

1700 C

Label Text:

Jacob Meinertzen / Königl. Hoff - Violdegam- / und Lautenmacher in Berlin 17

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

DK

Klippinge

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

[Private owner in Copenhagen, whose father had played it]

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.9

String Length:

68.3

Rib Depth:

13.4

Upper Width:

29.5

Middle Width:

22.2

Bottom Width:

37.4

Information

Source:

Owner to TGM, 10/04; M. Fleming to TGM, 12/01 & 7/04

Literature:

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from F. Hellwig 3/2012: front body only, label (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Restored by Christian Brosse, D-Borstorf (including new neck and lion head, according to Fleming, who has made copies). Back and ribs of yew. Very early conversion to a (baroque) cello, retaining original bass bar.