DHV:
835
Tourin ID:
TIELK 030

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Hamburg

Joachim

Tielke

Date:

1685

Label Text:

JOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg/ An. 1685 [large format, printed except 85]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Mishawaka, IN

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Bo Holtsberg, Stockholm-Johanneshov, -1986

Measurements:

Body Length:

66.0

String Length:

66.5

Rib Depth:

11.5

Upper Width:

31.7

Middle Width:

23.0

Bottom Width:

37.5

Information

Source:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 34-35; TGM visit 8/92; Christie’s 11/11/86, lot 109; Hellwig 1980

Literature:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 34-35; Muthesius 2006, p. 44; Montagu 1987, p. 249; Christie’s 11/11/86, lot 109; Hellwig 1980, p. 175

Photographs:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 34 (back body only, back seen from pegbox [color]); Christie’s 11/11/86, lot 109 (F+B [color]); Hellwig 1980, pp. 97 (back ornament), 121 (label), 175 (looking up back); [unpublished, by and from R. Portillo: FB+S, head F+S (color)]

Recordings:

Morgan 1991 (Watkins Ale: Baltimore Consort)

Auctions:

Comments:

Christie’s 1986/11/11, lot 109

Hellwig 2011, TieWV 034; Hellwig 1980, no. 030. 3-piece table with double purfling; 3-piece back (arched) with oval carving (Diana in chariot with stags). Restored 1962/3 by G. Hellwig; neck, pegbox, and head not original (PB carved by Alfred Brock, Copenhagen, based on TieWV 120; head anon.), fingerboard and tailpiece also not original. Dimensions 66.0, 30.6/22.6/37.6. Repair label: “Reparerat af Petter Allberg / I Uddevalla. 1803” [handwritten]. Muthesius 2006: 3-piece table, bent not carved. TGM dimensions 66.0, 31.8/23.1/37.5, 11.5, 65.6. Hellwig 2011 adds: bass bar not original; no purfling on back; varnish on body almost all original. Back widths 30.4/22.7/37.6.