DHV:
669
Tourin ID:
NURN 09

Size:

Violone

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Nuremberg

Ernst

Busch

Date:

1641

Label Text:

Ernst Busch / in Nürnberg An 1641 [printed except “An 1641”]

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

D

Nuremberg

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

MI 15

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Jakobskirche, Nuremberg, -1859

Measurements:

Body Length:

085.7

String Length:

086.4

Rib Depth:

18.1

Upper Width:

41.7

Middle Width:

28.8

Bottom Width:

49.0

Information

Source:

Martius 1999, p. 45; Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 174, 181; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Klein 2003, p. 296; Martius 1999, p. 45; Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 174, 181; Huber 1989, p. 79; van der Meer 3/1982, p. 21 (front 7/8)

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S [color]); Martius & Schulze 1991, p. 147 (front [color]); van der Meer 3/1982, p. 27

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius 1999 and Martius & Schulze 1991 dimensions 150.3, 85.7, 42.0/28.9/49.0, 18.1, 86.4. 2-piece table with wings, double purfling, and ornaments at corners and dimples. Ribs and 3-piece back with single purfling are of walnut. Original neck, according to museum’s website (5/2003); Martius 1999 says bridge also original. Klein 2003: dendrochronology gives date of 1638 for youngest growth ring on table.