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Detail 

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Munich

Matthias Joannes

Kolditz

Date:

1746

Label Text:

Matthias Joannes Koldiz, Lauten- und Gei- / genmacher in München, 17 46

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Vázquez, José [heirs]

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

083

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

[Violin dealer, Prague]

Measurements:

Body Length:

39.2

String Length:

41.0

Rib Depth:

6.3

Upper Width:

18.5

Middle Width:

12.6

Bottom Width:

23.6

Information Source:

Vázquez to TGM, 2/97

Literature:

Photographs:

Vázquez website (front body only, rosette, treble soundhole; before restoration [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Repair label: “Heinrich T. Heberlein jr. / Markneukirchen / rep. 19--”. On long-term loan to Dr. Angelika Thomas (M.D.).