DHV:
317
Tourin ID:
GLENN 1

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

A

Absam

Jacob

Stainer

Date:

1660 C

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Arlington, VA

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Martha Bishop, Atlanta, 1989-2019; George Glenn, Annapolis (?), MD, 1956-1989; (via Eugen Sprenger, Frankfurt)

Measurements:

Body Length:

69.3

String Length:

68.0

Rib Depth:

14.2

Upper Width:

31.9

Middle Width:

23.6

Bottom Width:

41.5

Information

Source:

TGM visit 12/19; Tourin appraisal, 1982

Literature:

Olson 1998, p. 8; JVdGSA 6 (1969)-B: 68-71

Photographs:

JVdGSA 6 (1969): 69-71 (front, back 3/4, head 3/4); [by TGM 12/19: F+B body only, C-hole, neck heel, bottom rib (color)]; [unpublished, by PT c. 1982: FB+S, head FB+S]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Not in Senn & Roy 1986. JVdGSA: “made in 1680 by Jacob Stainer or one of his pupils”; lion is original; restored by Eugen Sprenger; measurements in inches (equivalent to 69.2, 31.75/-/40.95, 14.3, 67.95). Tourin appraisal 12/82: Tyrolean, c. 1710; neck, pegbox, fingerboard and tailpiece not original; fittings apparently by E. Sprenger Sr.; mainbrace & soundpost patch by Tourin Musica; body now 10-15 mm shorter than originally; 2 wings in lower bout of back; dimensions 68.9, 31.9/23.5/41.1, 14.0, 68.0.