DHV:
828
Tourin ID:
STOCK 27

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

Date:

Label Text:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

S

Stockholm

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Swedish Museum of Performing Arts

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

N57915

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

On permanent loan from the Nordiska Museet since 1977; bought at auction, 1888, by Arthur Hazelius [founder of Nordiska Museet] in Strängnäs, Sweden

Measurements:

Body Length:

69.0

String Length:

70.0

Rib Depth:

10.4

Upper Width:

32.3

Middle Width:

22.8

Bottom Width:

38.6

Information

Source:

Museum website; museum to TGM, 4/04; PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Hellwig 2011, p. 335

Photographs:

On museum’s website (front); [unpublished, from museum, 4/04: FB+S, head front]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Tourin: 3-piece table with painted double purfling (also on back), very high arching and lots of recurve. Head grafted to pegbox; neck probably orginal but narrowed. Fingerboard of bone or horn, with geometric patterns in wood and ivory; black tailpiece has only thin white edging. Dimensions 64.6, 28.8/21.0/37.0, 13.4, 67.0 [very different from museum’s]. Photos: fingerboard decoration is three rows of chevrons (pointing up); diagonals also at rib-neck joints; 2-piece back; carving on back of pegbox. Hellwig 2011, TieWV 110 (misidentified as M427): lion head (only) by Tielke.