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Detail 

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Date:

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

BERLIN A03

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

1288

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

40

String Length:

Rib Depth:

5.5

Upper Width:

18.5

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

23

Information Source:

Sachs 1922, col. 113

Literature:

Sachs 1922, col. 113

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Table does not belong to rest of instrument, which is of bird’s-eye maple. High arching, rosette. South German, 17th or 18th C. Sachs: Diskantviola. Lost since World War II.