DHV:
1267
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

GB

London

Barak

Norman

Date:

1722

Label Text:

Barak Norman / at the Bass Viol in / St Pauls Church-yd / London Fecit / 1722 [printed except 1722]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Asheville, NC

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

William L. Monical, Staten Island, NY, -2005

Measurements:

Body Length:

69.0

String Length:

68.7

Rib Depth:

11.7

Upper Width:

29.4

Middle Width:

21.9

Bottom Width:

36.8

Information

Source:

TGM exam 2/01

Literature:

Photographs:

[by TGM: FB+S, F body only, head FB+S, table ornament (color)] [unpublished, from S. Peck 7/12: label (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Table 1-piece (?) with 4 wings; back 1-piece (quite sunken just below fold); both with double purfling. Pegbox decorated only on front edges; tailgut; back braces very thin (one each in upper and lower bouts), corner blocks but perimeter linings cloth only. (Not in Hebbert 2001.) Table ornament Type VIII, back center Type III, upper and lower Type IIa.