DHV:
560
Tourin ID:
LIS 07

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Mainz

Johann Joseph

Elsler

Date:

1730

Label Text:

Elsler Joseph / Mainz / 1730 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

P

Lisbon

No. of Strings:

6+6

Collection:

Museu da Música (formerly Conservatorio Nacional)

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

MM 9

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Alfred Keil, Lisbon (d. 1907)

Measurements:

Body Length:

60.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

11

Upper Width:

30

Middle Width:

22

Bottom Width:

35

Information

Source:

PT visit 10/78; P. Torres to PT 3/77

Literature:

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+B, head FB+S, C-holes [color]); [unpublished, from J. Pringle: front 7/8]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Very dark varnish; carved head is blindfolded; tailpiece is original; string length about 65 cm.