DHV:
1354
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

GB

Date:

Label Text:

[None]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

[Cellist in the south of France, -c. 1977]

Measurements:

Body Length:

70.0

String Length:

68.0

Rib Depth:

13.5

Upper Width:

32.0

Middle Width:

23.5

Bottom Width:

39.5

Information

Source:

Owner to TGM, 12/02

Literature:

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from owner 9/10: FB+S, head F + front 3/4, table ornament (color); , from C. Meints 1/21: F+S body only, head front, pre-1986 (color)]]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Table with double purfling and typically English center floral ornament; back arched, in 3 pieces, without fold. Neck and pegbox were restored in 1905 and have been left as found; pegbox has old, plugged peg holes. Other restoration work done by Jean-Frédéric Schmitt of Lyon in early 1990s. Repair label: “Repar’d by Mr Dearlove / Leeds, 172 North Street / 1869, May 24 / Exhibition to Great London Exhibition 1851-1862”.