DHV:
288
Tourin ID:
GENEV 08

Size:

Treble

Place Made:

Maker:

GB

London

Barak

Norman

Date:

1700 C

Label Text:

Barak Norman / Fecit at ye BASS VIOL / St pauls Church Yard / London anno 170- [printed, not usual typography]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Geneva

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Musée d’art et d’histoire

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

IM 10

Head:

Open scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Fritz Ernst, Geneva, -1969

Measurements:

Body Length:

38.8

String Length:

35.9

Rib Depth:

6.4

Upper Width:

19.7

Middle Width:

14.2

Bottom Width:

23.8

Information

Source:

S. Mackey to TGM, 2/16; P. Hütmannsberger to TGM, 1/02; R. Laszewski 6/2001; PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Hebbert 2001, p. 311 (X:21)

Photographs:

König 1985, p. 89 (front); museum checklist (F [color]); [unpublished, from S. Mackey 2/16: label (color); from J. Deferne 6/10: front, head side (color); from J. Kraft 9/02: F+S (color)]; [by PT: front (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Table and 1-piece back have no ornament and single purfling. Reddish-brown fingerboard and tailpiece. J. Deferne’s dimensions 38.0, 19.5/14.3/23.7, 6.6, 38.0; R. Laszewski’s (sent 6/2001, made in 1984) 38.5, 19.2/13.8/23.5, 6.5, 37.0 (with bridge at 3/4 of C-holes).