DHV:
279
Tourin ID:
GALP 03, LOAN 16

Size:

Tenor ?

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Eisenach

Johann

Hasert

Date:

1735

Label Text:

Johannes Hasert a Eisenach / Anno 1735

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB

Kilmarnock

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Dean Castle

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

MI/A59

Head:

Open scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Lord Howard de Walden, 1968 and -1975; his father’s father-in-law, Charles van Raalte (1904; d. 1908)

Measurements:

Body Length:

44.2

String Length:

43.5

Rib Depth:

7.9

Upper Width:

22.6

Middle Width:

14.2

Bottom Width:

27.5

Information

Source:

Galpin Society 1968, p. 77 (no. 588)

Literature:

Durkin 2021, pp. 19-20; Köpp 2001, p. 533; Köpp 2000, p. 149; Galpin Society 1968, p. 77 (no. 588); Downing 1991, p. 68

Photographs:

Durkin 2021, p. 21 (tailpiece), 80 (head side); Köpp 2001, pp. 526, 533 (side, tailpiece); Köpp 2000, p. 150 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Galpin 1968: “Treble Viol; Viola d’amore characteristics”; Köpp 2000: viola d’amore, with original tailpiece having a hidden crossbar on the underside, with hitchpins to which metal strings could be attached; Köpp 2001 likewise. Durkin 2021: viola d’amore; appears to be in unaltered condition, with no sympathetic strings; dimensions 44.6, 22.4/14.0/27.3, 7.2, -.