DHV:
491
Tourin ID:
LEIPA 11

Size:

Tenor ?

Place Made:

Maker:

CZ

Prague

Johannes Udalricus

Eberle

Date:

1749

Label Text:

Joan. Udalricus Eberll, / fecit Pragae 1749 [printed except 49]

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

D

Leipzig

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Universität Leipzig

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

796

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Wilhelm Heyer, Cologne; Paul de Wit, Leipzig

Measurements:

Body Length:

46

String Length:

Rib Depth:

7

Upper Width:

20

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

25.5

Information

Source:

Kinsky 1912, 2:449

Literature:

Kinsky 1912, 2:449; De Wit 1903, p. 99

Photographs:

On museum’s website (front); Baines 1966, pl. 109 (front 3/4); Kinsky 1912, 2:444 (front 7/8), 613 (label); De Wit 1903, pp. 100-01 (F+S)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Baines 1966, p. 18, says back and sides are of figured sycamore (Kinsky: Ahornholz); body length 46. Body shape: has 4 sharply pointed corners, plus 1 dimple in each upper bout, 2 in each lower. Lütgendorff 1922: “fünfsaitige Viola (Quinton); Kinsky 1912: “Große Alt-Viola da braccio,” pegbox with gilded carvings and polychrome carved head; De Witt 1903: “Fünfsaitige Viole” with different color varnish on table than on back and ribs. TGM: viola d’amore?