DHV:
1284
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

A

Absam

Jacob

Stainer

Date:

1679

Label Text:

Jacobus Stainer in Absam prope Oenipontem, 1679 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A

Krieglach

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

69.7

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.4

Upper Width:

31.2

Middle Width:

22.0

Bottom Width:

40.4

Information

Source:

T. Muthesius to TGM, 2/11 (dimensions); photo on Duftschmid’s website [also photo from M. Herzog 6/98]

Literature:

Photographs:

On Duftschmid’s website (front); [unpublished, from M. Herzog 6/98: front 7/8 [color]]

Recordings:

Duftschmid [2003a?] (JS Bach); Duftschmid [2003b?] (CPE Bach); Duftschmid 2001 (Schenk)

Auctions:

Comments:

Not in Senn & Roy 1986. 1998 photo shows intricately inlaid fingerboard and tailpiece (white on black), evidently later replaced with plain black. Neck and fittings not original, but lion head is; as of 2011 has 7 strings (per T. Muthesius). (Owner’s website now reads date as 1673.)