DHV:
202
Tourin ID:
CALD 02

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Eisenach

Johann

Hasert

Date:

1726

Label Text:

Johann Hasert a Eisenach Anno 1726 [printed except last 2 digits; final digit might be 3 or 5]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Oberlin, OH

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Caldwell, Catharina Meints

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Wurlitzer, -1968

Measurements:

Body Length:

71.9

String Length:

70.0

Rib Depth:

13.3

Upper Width:

34.7

Middle Width:

25.0

Bottom Width:

41.0

Information

Source:

TGM visit 5/09; PT visits

Literature:

Caldwell 2012, pp. 66-69; Caldwell 1974, pp. 62-3

Photographs:

Caldwell 2012, pp. 66-69 (FB+S, head FB+S, rosette [color]); Caldwell 1974, pp. 62-3 (FB+S); [by TGM: FB+S, label (color)]; [unpublished, from C. Meints 1/21: F (in 1969, before restoration; color)]

Recordings:

Wenzinger 1982 (Telemann); Meints 1981 (Bach AMB/Kipnis: Nonesuch); Meints 1980 (Bach BWV 1029)

Auctions:

Comments:

Neck by Paul Reichlin, Zurich (with heel and pegbox profusely carved on all facets); previous neck by Hans Müller, Berlin (dated on fingerboard). Table with B+W edging and rosette with 10 petals; 3-piece back; both with 5-ply purfling; fingerboard and tailpiece have narrow inlaid WBW lines inside B+W edging (smaller-scale than table perimeter). No crossbars except soundpost plate; wood linings on perimeter, fold, and center joint of back. Tourin: short neck, high bridge; dimensions (probably taken on back) 72, 34.1/24/40.7, 14, 69. Caldwell 2012 dimensions 71.5, 34.1/23.8/40.2, 13.1, 69.8.