DHV:
296
Tourin ID:
GENEV 16

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

GB

London

Barak

Norman

Date:

1696

Label Text:

BN monogram in center of back

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Geneva

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Musée d’art et d’histoire

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

IM 20

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Fritz Ernst, Geneva, -1969

Measurements:

Body Length:

68.5 ?

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information

Source:

PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Hebbert 2001, p. 293 (1696:3)

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S [color]); museum checklist (F [color]); König, pp. 89-92 (front, head FB+S); from undated museum postcard (front [color]); [unpublished, from MB Winn 3/13: front full length, C-bouts with table ornament (color)]; [by PT: front (color)]

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Auctions:

Comments:

Table with double purfling (single around C-holes); geometrical decoration on ribs. Neck possibly original, “but wedged back and modified several times.” Table ornament Type V; back center BN monogram.