DHV:
1175
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Nuremberg

Leonhard

Maussiell

Date:

1720

Label Text:

Leonhard Maussiell, Lautten- / und Geigenmacher in Nürnberg. 1720; L M [brand stamp]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A

Vienna

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Vázquez, José [heirs]

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

079 (formerly 4)

Head:

Angel

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

[Music teacher in Vienna]

Measurements:

Body Length:

41.0

String Length:

37.3

Rib Depth:

5.7

Upper Width:

19.7

Middle Width:

13.3

Bottom Width:

24.4

Information

Source:

Vázquez 1993, p. 10

Literature:

Vázquez 1992, p. 10

Photographs:

Vázquez website (F+B, head 3/4 [color]); Vázquez 1993, pl. 7 (front, head side and 3/4 [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Angel head (blindfolded) probably original, but pegbox not; instrument had been converted to a viola. May have originally been a viola d’amore rather than a treble viol. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Repair label: “Reparirt C F Palma Wien 1886”.