DHV:
810
Tourin ID:
STOCK 09, STOCK 30

Size:

Treble

Place Made:

Maker:

DK

Copenhagen

Johann

Karp

Date:

1730

Label Text:

Johann Karp / in Copenhagen / Anno 1730

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

S

Stockholm

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Swedish Museum of Performing Arts

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

F342

Head:

Male ?

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Daniel Fryklund, 1924-1966

Measurements:

Body Length:

35.5

String Length:

38.0

Rib Depth:

7.3

Upper Width:

17.0

Middle Width:

12.1

Bottom Width:

19.8

Information

Source:

Museum website; museum to TGM, 4/04; König 1985, p. 114; PT visit 10/78 [not seen]

Literature:

Norlind 1945, p. 47

Photographs:

On museum’s website (front); König 1985, p. 114 (front 7/8); [unpublished, from museum, 4/04: FB+S, head front]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Striped back (9 stripes) and ribs, the light pieces of bird’s-eye maple; black-and-white edging of table; open-carved back of pegbox, carving at neck heel. Drawing by Felix Wolf (1976), who restored it, available from museum. Peg nearest nut is for top rather than bottom string. König: maker had studied French instruments.