DHV:
815
Tourin ID:
STOCK 14

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

NL

Amsterdam

Jan

Boumeester

Date:

1666

Label Text:

Ian Boumeester / me fecit in Amsterdam / Anno 1666

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

S

Stockholm

No. of Strings:

(4)

Collection:

Swedish Museum of Performing Arts

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

N148328

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Permanent loan from Nordiska Museet; Nordiska Museet 1924-1977; Historiska Museet, Stockholm, c. 1873-1924; Carl von Nackreij, Linköping, -c. 1873.

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.3

String Length:

66.0

Rib Depth:

12.0

Upper Width:

33.3

Middle Width:

25.3

Bottom Width:

39.6

Information

Source:

Museum website; museum to TGM, 4/04; PT visit 10/78 [not seen]

Literature:

Photographs:

On museum’s website (front); [unpublished, from museum, 4/04: FB+S]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Converted to a cello. Table not original, with huge F-holes; 2-piece back with diamond-pattern inlays at top and bottom; double purfling on front and back. Black-and-white edging to fingerboard; open-carved back of pegbox. Neck sharply angled back; unstrung in photos. Handwritten observations dated 5/63 by Günther Hellwig: table not original, nor neck; head original but not by Boumeester (?); recommendation to make no changes but keep in storeroom. Repair labels: “:Jonas Elg / Stockholm / Reparatum / 1724 d. 8 Fe- /bruari”; “Reparerad af Rong Wallberg / Linköping 1817”. Website string length 65.0-66.0.