DHV:
608
Tourin ID:
MFA 9

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

S

Kattarp

Arwitt

Rönnegren

Date:

1733

Label Text:

Arwit rönnegren / i fastarni lugede / heraf Anno 1733 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Boston, MA

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Museum of Fine Arts

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

1965.2685

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Harold Priest, Cambridge, Mass. -1965; unidentified antique store in Philadelphia

Measurements:

Body Length:

64.4

String Length:

66.0

Rib Depth:

11.7

Upper Width:

30.1

Middle Width:

21.3

Bottom Width:

34.6

Information

Source:

Monical 1989, pp. 28-9; museum data sheet

Literature:

Monical 1989, pp. 28-9; Lambert 1983, p. 17

Photographs:

On museum’s website (front [color]); Monical 1989, pp. 28-9 (FB+S, head 3/4, label); [unpublished, from D. Kuronen 2/18: FB+S, head 3/4+S, label; 5/15: back (color)]; [by TGM, on display: front 3/4 (color)]

Recordings:

Cohen et al. 1973 (Courts and Chapels)

Auctions:

Comments:

Restored by Donald Warnock, c. 1965-70, including new neck and pegbox, using old head; also pegs, fingerboard and tailpiece. Previous neck, adapted for cello, still at MFA. Monical 1989: 2 piece table of cedar with 4 wings; ribs and back of birch; single purfling, plus black-and-white edging to table (also fingerboard and tailpiece). Tourin: 3 or 4-piece table.