DHV:
973
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Munich

Paul

Alletsee

Date:

1725

Label Text:

Paulus Alletsee / Hof Lauten und Geigen- / macher in München 1725 [printed except 25]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Nuremberg

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

MIR 784

Head:

Cupid

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Sammlung Rück, -1962

Measurements:

Body Length:

38.4

String Length:

36.2

Rib Depth:

5.3

Upper Width:

18.9

Middle Width:

12.6

Bottom Width:

23.1

Information

Source:

Martius 1999, pp. 40-41; Drescher 1990, p. 7

Literature:

Durkin 2021, pp. 16+ 141; Martius 1999, pp. 40-41; Drescher 1990, p. 7; Huber 1989, p. 77 (?)

Photographs:

On museum’s website (front [color]); Durkin 2021, p. 17 (front); Focht 2016, p. 18 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Website: originally a viola d’amore without sympathetic strings, converted to a treble viol probably in the 20th century. (Martius 1999: Diskantgambe) Rosette. Focht 2016: Diskantgambe, ursprünglich Viola d’amore. Durkin 2021: originaly wire-strung; appears to be largely unaltered; tailpiece modern, with diagonal upper end, attached with tailgut; dimensions 38.9, 18.7/12.7/23.1, 5.1, -.