DHV:
1489
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

S

Engelholm

Johannes Georg

Mothe

Date:

1726

Label Text:

Johannes George Mothe / Geigenmacher in Engel- / holm Anno 1726

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

(4)

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Dragon

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

63.4

String Length:

56.0

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

30.5

Middle Width:

21.7

Bottom Width:

36.1

Information

Source:

T. Muthesius to TGM, 6/07

Literature:

Boivie 1921, p. 57

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

“In 1977, a customer showed us an instrument in my father’s workshop: 4 strings, viol outline, through neck and old fingerboard, 3 piece front, C-holes.... No idea where from and where now!” (Neck must be very short, unless string length is a typing error for 66.0.) Bovie 1921, p. 57: Violoncello, with c-shaped f-hole; scroll ends with a dragon head. Handwritten label: “Johannes Georg Motto geigen Macher Engel-holm Anno 1726”.