DHV:
1402
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Nuremberg

Leonhard

Maussiell

Date:

1724

Label Text:

Leonard Maussiell, Lautten- und Geigenmacher in Nürnberg, 1724 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Hamburg

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

Head:

Cupid

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

38.7

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information

Source:

S. Eckert to TGM, 9/04 (new owner’s name); Sotheby’s 11/25/03, lot 238

Literature:

Sotheby’s 11/25/03, lot 238

Photographs:

Sotheby’s 11/25/03, lot 238 (front 3/4)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Sotheby’s 2003/11/25, lot 238

2-piece table and back, rosette; neck and pegbox not original. Sotheby’s: “A viola d’amore now strung as a treble viola da gamba.” Head described as “a blindfolded cherub,” so here classified as a cupid.