DHV:
226
Tourin ID:
CONG 3

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

NL

Amsterdam

Pieter

Rombouts

Date:

1700 C

Label Text:

[None]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Washington, DC

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Library of Congress

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Henry Blakiston Wilkins, -1937

Measurements:

Body Length:

64.9

String Length:

64.4

Rib Depth:

12.6

Upper Width:

30.4

Middle Width:

22.4

Bottom Width:

37.4

Information

Source:

TGM visit 8/92; Monical Checklist 1983; Traficante 1973

Literature:

Traficante 1973, p. 36

Photographs:

Traficante 1973, pp. 50-57 (FB+S, head FB+S)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Tailpiece formerly drilled for 6 strings. Tourin/Traficante dimensions: 64.7, 30.4/22.5/37.3, 13.2, 64.4; Monical dimensions: 64.9, 30.6/22.6/37.4, 12.6, - ; “Pieter Rombouts...made this unsigned viol.” Modern neck, old pegbox, head genuine but later than body. Restored by Hill & Sons. (Not included in list in Moens 1994.)