DHV:
929
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

GB

Date:

16..

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Cologne

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Kölnisches Stadtmuseum

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

19A

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Paul Kaiser, Brandenburg/Havel, -1942 (d. 1963)

Measurements:

Body Length:

69.0

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.8

Upper Width:

33.5

Middle Width:

24.0

Bottom Width:

40.3

Information

Source:

Hoyler 1993, pp. 65-66; Moens 1980, no. 11

Literature:

Hoyler 1993, pp. 65-66; Moens 1980, no. 11

Photographs:

Hoyler 1993, p. 66 (front 7/8)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Fingerboard and tailpiece not original; back and ribs are old replacements. Much repaired, with worm damage, especially in neck. Table ornament (floral) presumably suggested attribution written on inside of back: “Viola d’gamba by Barak Norman, M.W. Randall, repairer, 12.12.1925 London”