DHV:
958
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

I

Cremona

Francesco

Rugeri

Date:

1697

Label Text:

Francesco Ruggieri detto / il per Cremona 1697 [printed except 97; reproduction]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Portland, OR

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

John Hsu, Ithaca, NY, -2000; Heinrich Joachim, New York; ... M. Ad-Ernest Gand, Paris, c. 1900

Measurements:

Body Length:

59.9

String Length:

68.3

Rib Depth:

11.2

Upper Width:

28.1

Middle Width:

20.3

Bottom Width:

34.3

Information

Source:

Monical 1989, pp. 26-27; Jacquot 1900, p. 107

Literature:

Monical 1989, pp. 26-27; Jacquot 1900, p. 107

Photographs:

Monical 1989, pp. 26-27 (FB+S, head 3/4, bass C-hole); Jacquot 1900, p. ?? (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Hsu (personal communication to TGM): neck by Monical c. 1985; previously had cello neck with original pegbox; owned by NY Philharmonic cellist Heinrich Joachim. Monical 1989: built without a mold; body model and C holes very French in style. Bass bar, neck, fingerboard, tailpiece, pegs not original. Jacquot 1900, no. 99: “Basse de viole de Francesco Rugger, 1697. M. Ad-Ernest Gand, à Paris.”