DHV:
1411
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Berlin

Jacob

Meinertzen

Date:

1700 C

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Open scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

62.9

String Length:

65.1

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information

Source:

Sotheby’s 12/12/85, lot 107

Literature:

Montagu 1986, p. 258; Sotheby’s 12/12/85, lot 107

Photographs:

Sotheby’s 12/12/85, lot 107 (F+B [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Sotheby’s 1985/12/12, lot 107

Slightly arched back of cypress; ribs also cypress; back and table edged with ivory. Original bass bar. Neck, pegbox and open scroll, fingerboard and tailpiece by Günther Hellwig; attribution to Meinertzen also by him. Montagu 1986: “rather rough head and neck.”