DHV:
71
Tourin ID:
BERA 11

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Date:

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

(4)

Collection:

BERLIN A11

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

2463

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

C.C. Snoeck, Ghent

Measurements:

Body Length:

33

String Length:

Rib Depth:

4.3

Upper Width:

15.8

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

19.8

Information

Source:

Sachs 1922, col. 116

Literature:

Sachs 1922, col. 116; Snoeck 1894, p. 98

Photographs:

Snoeck 1894, facing p. 104 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Snoeck: pardessus (also “violetta piccola”), converted to violin by Nezot, a French 18th-C luthier. Back with double purfling, plus ornaments; “Brescian school”. Sachs: Diskantviola, zur Violine umgearbeitet; traces of gilding on lion’s head. Probably originally had 5 strings. Lost since World War II.