DHV:
1509
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

Date:

16..

Label Text:

Hans Frei

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F

Paris

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Skowroneck, Martin & Susanne, Bremen, 1957-2008 ; Erich von Lülsdorff (luthier), Berlin

Measurements:

Body Length:

68.3

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

31.5

Middle Width:

23.6

Bottom Width:

39.2

Information

Source:

J. Cheatham to TGM, 2/09

Literature:

Photographs:

J. Cheatham to TGM, 2/09 (F+B, head 3/4, treble C-hole, rosette [color]); Cheatham 2008 (front 3/4 [color]

Recordings:

Cheatham 2008 (Marais, Sainte Colombe)

Auctions:

Comments:

Rosette with 12 petals, similar to Jaye and Smith. When found, in 1957, had 7 strings; restored to original 6 in 1977 by S. Skrowroneck’s brother, Reinhard Ossenbrunner, who prepared “Instrumentenpass” with description and dimensions. 2-piece table with 2 wings and double purfling, back with central strip of plum (3-5 mm wide) and no purfling. CD cover photo shows it, held by player, from head to lower corners.