DHV:
737
Tourin ID:
PRAG 2

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Munich

Joseph Paul

Christa

Date:

1740

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CZ

Prague

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Czech Museum of Music (division of Narodni Muzeum)

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

177 E

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

68.0

String Length:

66.0

Rib Depth:

10.0

Upper Width:

31.0

Middle Width:

23.0

Bottom Width:

38.0

Information

Source:

Letter from museum to Tourin, 6/79 (+ TGM visit 10/18, on display only)

Literature:

Cizek 2008, p. 56

Photographs:

Cizek 2008, p. 56 (front 3/4, head 3/4 [color]); [unpublished, from A. Pappano 10/21: front (color); from K. Libin 7/16: front (color)]

Recordings:

Hejny 1994 (Abel)

Auctions:

Comments:

Table has 4 wings, black edging, single purfling, and rosette. Black fingerboard shows much wear from use: stained? Sculpted tailpiece with hookbar; carving on sides and front edges of pegbox. Museum’s measurements evidently only to nearest half cm.