DHV:
867
Tourin ID:
TORRES 1

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

GB

London

Barak & Nathaniel

Norman & Cross

Date:

1725

Label Text:

Barak Norman / and / Nathaniel Cross / at the Bass Viol in St. / Paul's Church Yard. / London fecit 1736 [printed except 1736]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

P

Lisbon

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

68

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.5

Upper Width:

31

Middle Width:

23.5

Bottom Width:

34.5

Information

Source:

P. Torres to Tourin 3/77

Literature:

Hebbert 2001, p. 307 (X:03)

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from J. Pringle, 6/03: label]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Double purfling front and back; back “decorated with triangular flowers.” Restored by Dietrich Kessler (at his shop in 1977): new neck, fingerboard and tailpiece, head. (Date perhaps 1726, not 1736?)