DHV:
1534
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Munich

Rudolph

Höss

Date:

1696

Label Text:

[presumably] Ruedolph Hoß Churfl. / Hof=Lautenmacher in / Munchen 1696 [printed except 96]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A

Vienna

No. of Strings:

(4)

Collection:

Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

I.N. 35

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

45.0

String Length:

38.8

Rib Depth:

6.5

Upper Width:

21.5

Middle Width:

14.7

Bottom Width:

25.0

Information

Source:

Schiffler 2004, pp. 61, 69

Literature:

Schiffler 2004, pp. 61, 69

Photographs:

Bletschacher 1978, p. 151 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Very similar in size and choice of wood (ribs and back of bird’s-eye maple) to the c. 1695 instrument restored by Schiffler for a private owner in Vienna. Largest of 10 Höss “trebles”.