DHV:
1676
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

A

Salzburg

Jacob

Weiss

Date:

1733

Label Text:

Jacob Weiß, Lauthen- und Gei- / genmacher in Saltzburg / 1733 [printed except 1733]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Leipzig

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Uwe Stahlbaum, Leipzig, -2017; Peter Klug, Leipzig; his father Christian Klug, Berlin & Halle/Saale, -1977

Measurements:

Body Length:

73.7

String Length:

73.1

Rib Depth:

12.9

Upper Width:

33.0

Middle Width:

24.0

Bottom Width:

42.0

Information

Source:

Owner to TGM, 2/17, 8/18

Literature:

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from owner 2/17 (before restoration): front, head 3/4, label;8/18 (after restoration) top off, under table, front 7/8, label (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Body and head original, neck and pegbox probably not. When purchased was set up for 6 strings with string length 66.4, much too short. Restoration by Bernd Hiller, including new, longer neck and pegbox for 7 strings. Back widths 33.5/23.0/41.7.