DHV:
1447
Tourin ID:

Size:

Tenor

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Ingolstadt

Franz

Zacher

Date:

1693

Label Text:

Frantz Zacher Lauttenmacher / in Ingolstatt 1693 [printed except 93]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Nuremberg

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

50.8

String Length:

52.5

Rib Depth:

9.5

Upper Width:

24.0

Middle Width:

19.0

Bottom Width:

31.5

Information

Source:

K. Martius to TGM, 6/06 + 7/20

Literature:

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from owner: FB+S, head FB+S, label; front 3/4 after restoration [color]]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

In poor condition when found, lacking lower rib and edge of table on bass side (also 3 pegs); by 7/20, restored and playing well. 2-piece table with painted purfling and high arching; 1-piece back. Neck nailed onto body; Polish-style lion’s head; maple fingerboard and original poplar tailpiece inlaid with 3 broad vertical stripes of yew (?); original bass bar; end button rather than hookbar.