DHV:
286
Tourin ID:
GENEV 06

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

CZ

Breslau

Andreas

Ostler

Date:

173.

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Geneva

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Musée d’art et d’histoire

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

IM 08

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Fritz Ernst, Geneva, -1969

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information

Source:

PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Museum checklist (F [color]); [by PT: front (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Display photo shows chin rest; Tourin: thin ribs, black edging to table. Probably a viola d’amore without sympathetic strings: Köpp 2000, pp. 147-48, mentions and illustrates such an instrument, dated 1714, BL 40.2, privately owned.