DHV:
196
Tourin ID:
BRUS 65, GHENTB 7

Size:

Tenor

Place Made:

Maker:

B

Ghent

Jooris

Willems

Date:

1642

Label Text:

Jooris Willems tot Ghendt 1642 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B

Brussels

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

2891

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

C.C. Snoeck, Ghent

Measurements:

Body Length:

51.8

String Length:

54.2

Rib Depth:

9.3

Upper Width:

25.1

Middle Width:

18.5

Bottom Width:

30.0

Information

Source:

M. Maes to TGM, 8/21; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78 (?)

Literature:

Mahillon 1912, 4:422; Snoeck 1903, p. 6 (no. 22); Snoeck 1897, p. 17; Loan 1885, p. 69

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+S [color]); Snoeck 1897, p. 17 (front); [unpublished, M. Maes to TGM, 8/21: front body only, back, head front and 3/4, bottom rib, details of neck, corenr repair (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Repair label: “D. Cans refecit Aldenardae anno 1801”. Mahillon: alto, ténor ou taille de viole; Snoeck 1903: viola di gamba (NB not basse de viole); Snoeck 1897: une petite viole-de-gambe à six cordes. M. Maes: fingerboard and tailpiece not original; no corner blocks. Double purfling on table, single on back; carved pegbox, tailgut; visible worm damage