DHV:
1126
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

CZ

Date:

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

(4)

Collection:

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

39.1

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information

Source:

Sotheby’s 5/12/77, lot 474

Literature:

Sotheby’s 5/12/77, lot 474

Photographs:

Sotheby’s 5/12/77, lot 474 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Sotheby’s 1977/05/12, lot 474

Sotheby’s: “an interesting Bohemian quinton”: flat, 1-piece back cut on the slab; length of back 39.1; converted to a viola by plugging fifth peg hole and slightly shortening the pegbox. Repair label “Rep. von Franz Pisill (?)...Luzern 1837”. TGM: maybe a viola d’amore?