DHV:
1496
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Date:

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Winterthur

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

36.4

String Length:

36.3

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

16.6

Middle Width:

12.1

Bottom Width:

23.2

Information

Source:

H. Schiffler to TGM, 2+9/08; owner to TGM, 3+8/07

Literature:

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from H. Schiffler 2/08: F+S (color); from owner 3+8/07: old pegbox, etc. (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Had been converted to a viola: ribs cut down and shoulders reshaped. Bought on eBay, c. 2006; restored 2006-07 by Hagen Schiffler (new neck, head, fingerboard, tailpiece, pegs, bridge, etc.), who believes it was originally a South German viola d’amore.