DHV:
1372
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

GB

London

Barak

Norman

Date:

1722

Label Text:

Barak Norman / at the Bass Viol in / St Pauls Church=Yd: / London Fecit / 1722 [printed except 1722]; Barak / Norman / London [stamped on table]; BN monogram in center of back

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Bremen

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Open scroll

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Gertrud Pietschmann, Bremen, 1980-2022; private owner, Hamburg, -1980

Measurements:

Body Length:

65.0

String Length:

66.0

Rib Depth:

12.2

Upper Width:

30.8

Middle Width:

23.3

Bottom Width:

37.5

Information

Source:

TGM visit, 11/10; T. Muthesius to TGM, 7/03

Literature:

Photographs:

[By TGM, 11/10: FB+S, table ornament, label]

Recordings:

Gerhardt 2001 (Simpson)

Auctions:

Comments:

New neck and scroll by R. Ossenbrunner. Type VII table ornament; back center BN monogram, upper and lower Type II. Two letters on label scraped away: “a[t t]he”; “V” extends to above final “n”.