DHV:
94
Tourin ID:
BERA 39

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Erfurt

Hans

Gottmann

Date:

1670

Label Text:

Hans Gottmanshausen / In Erffurdt Anno 1670 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

BERLIN A39

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

0167

Head:

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

67

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

31

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

37

Information

Source:

Sachs 1922, col. 119

Literature:

Sachs 1922, col. 119; Lütgendorff xxxx, 2:175

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Auctions:

Comments:

“Stunted” C-holes, incised “purfling” lines. The only known instrument by this maker, according to Hans Reiners in The Strad 112 (2001), p. 501; his work praised by Eisel, 1738. Lost since World War II. (Lütgendorff says its Berlin catalogue number was 823, and “die Schalllöcher nähern sich bereits der Form des F.”