DHV:
1157
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble

Place Made:

Maker:

GB

London (Southwark)

Henry

Jaye

Date:

1627

Label Text:

Henry Jay Southwark 1627

Body Shape:

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

Collection:

[Christie’s 19 Dec. 1974, lot 105]

Sound Holes:

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Head:

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

38.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information

Source:

Christie’s 12/19/74, lot 105

Literature:

Christie’s 12/19/74, lot 105

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Auctions:

Comments:

Christie’s 1974/12/19, lot 105

“The instrument would appear to have been partly converted into a viola, probably during the late 18th century.” Back inlaid with geometrical designs; head later. Body length taken on back.