DHV:
1715
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

GB

London

Barak

Norman

Date:

1702

Label Text:

Barak Norman / at the Basse Violl / In St Pauls Ally / London Fecit / 1702 [handwritten]; BN monogram in center of back

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

AR

Buenos Aires

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Museo Fernández Blanco

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

281 (2152)

Head:

Open scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

60.9

String Length:

60.0

Rib Depth:

11.7

Upper Width:

28.0

Middle Width:

20.5

Bottom Width:

34.2

Information

Source:

Francisco Pecchia to TGM, 12/20

Literature:

Roberto Caamaño, La historia del Teatro Colón, 1908-1968. (Buenos Aires, Cinetea, 1969). 3:12-323 [not seen; transcript viewed online]

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from F. Pecchia 12/20: FB+S, F+B body only, label (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Table ornament Type V (obscured by long fingerboard), back top and bottom ornaments Type II, center BN monogram. Tail gut; extensive visible worm damage. Formerly displayed at Teatro Colón (1949-2007).