DHV:
668
Tourin ID:
NURN 08

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Nuremberg

Ernst

Busch

Date:

1640 C

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

D

Nuremberg

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

MI 35

Head:

Finial

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

66

String Length:

66.7

Rib Depth:

[n/a]

Upper Width:

31.5

Middle Width:

22.1

Bottom Width:

37

Information

Source:

Martius 1999, p. 47; Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 168, 180; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Klein 2003, p. 296; Martius 1999, p. 47; Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 168, 180; Huber 1989, p. 78; van der Meer 3/1982, p. 21

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S [color]); Martius & Schulze 1991, p. 147 (front [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius & Schulze 1991 dimensions 118.2, 66.2, 31.5/22.3/32.7, -, 65.5. 1-piece table with 4 wings and quadruple scratched “purfling”. No ribs or back; attribution based on shape of body and soundholes. Bridge is original (Martius to TGM, 4/97]. Original neck, according to museum’s website (5/2003). Klein 2003: dendrochronology gives date of 1637 for youngest growth ring on table.