DHV:
498
Tourin ID:
LEIPB 09

Size:

Tenor

Place Made:

Maker:

Date:

16.. ?

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Leipzig

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Universität Leipzig

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

801

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

47

String Length:

Rib Depth:

7.5

Upper Width:

22.5

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

27

Information

Source:

Kinsky 1912, 2:453

Literature:

Schultz 1929, p. 27; Kinsky 1912, 2:453

Photographs:

Kinsky 1912, 2:448 (front 7/8)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Neck, carved pegbox, and head not original; back and ribs of plain maple, bright yellow varnish. “Kleine Alt-Viola da gamba (Haute-contre de viole) aus dem Ende des 17. Jahrhunderts.” Tuning given as c-f-b flat-d’-g’-c’, i.e. “alto viol”.