DHV:
1276
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Greifswald

Jeremias [I]

Würffel

Date:

1663

Label Text:

Jeremias Würffel / Musicus Instrum: / in / Greiffswald Ao 1663 [printed except Ao 1663]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

NL

The Hague

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Kunstmuseum Den Haag (formerly Gemeentemuseum)

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

MUZ-1933-0684 (0840458)

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.4

Upper Width:

28.7

Middle Width:

22.8

Bottom Width:

38.7

Information

Source:

G Liedmeier to TGM, 6/01

Literature:

Photographs:

[Unpublished, in museum database printout: F (color)]; [unpublished: front, head 3/4, 2 labels (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Measurements taken on the back; upper width taken at corners (not necessarily maximum). Photographed without strings. Body shape unlike 2 other Würffel basses (Geneva and London). Rosette (now missing). Back and ribs possibly fruitwood? Black fingerboard. Repair label “ F. Pierrard / Luthier / Réparateur-Spécialiste d’Instruments à Cordes / Anciens & Modernes / Bruxelles 1887 [printed except Bruxelles 1887]”.