DHV:
876
Tourin ID:
UCLA 6

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Munich

Paul

Alletsee

Date:

1722

Label Text:

Paulus Alletssee / fecit Monachii / 1722 [printed except 22]

Body Shape:

Cello

Current Location:

A

Vienna

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Vázquez, José [heirs]

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

160

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

University of California at Los Angeles, no. 604007649-26 (formerly 3-24); Erich Lachmann, Los Angeles

Measurements:

Body Length:

77.6

String Length:

73.9

Rib Depth:

12.3

Upper Width:

35.8

Middle Width:

25.5

Bottom Width:

44.3

Information

Source:

TGM visit (to UCLA) 7/92

Literature:

Christie’s 10/13/09, lot 170; Herzog 2003, D-2; Lachmann 1950, p. 34

Photographs:

Vázquez website (front 3/4 [color]); Christie’s 10/13/09, lot 170 (front, head 3/4 [color]); Lachmann 1950, p. 35 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Christie’s 2009/10/13, lot 170

Cello corners but sloping shoulders; table and back overhang but back is flat (Lachmann says 1 piece, slab cut). Rosette. Striped fingerboard and tailpiece (3 dark, 2 light). Lachmann gives GG tuning, but when seen was tuned in D. Tourin dimensions 128.3, 80.3, 31.1/-/43.5, 10.3, - (converted from Lachmann’s inches), “violone”; UCLA museum dimensions 77.7, 35.9, 25.6, 44.1, 12.3, 73.9; Christie’s: length of back 77.5, “ascribed” to Alletsee; Vázquez website dimensions 78.8. 38.1/-/45.7, 12.7,-.