DHV:
1564
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

GB

London

Samuel

Gilkes

Date:

1826

Label Text:

Samuel Gilkes / fecit London 1826

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Leipzig

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Maria Depiereux, Düsseldorf, -2016; Alfred Lessing, Düsseldorf

Measurements:

Body Length:

57.0

String Length:

63.6

Rib Depth:

9.0

Upper Width:

27.8

Middle Width:

17.6

Bottom Width:

34.5

Information

Source:

Owner to TGM, 11/14, 12/15; T. Muthesius to TGM, 11/10

Literature:

Photographs:

Fritzsch 2017a (front [color]); [unpublished, from T. Fritzsch 2/17: front (color) and 9/16: front (color); from previous owner via T. Fritzsch 11/14: FB+S, head FB+S, bottom rib (color); from T. Muthesius 11/10: front body only]

Recordings:

Fritzsch 2020a (19th-C. Viol); Fritzsch 2017a (JC Bach Quartets)

Auctions:

Comments:

Arched back, tailgut, overhanging edges. Soundholes long, narrow, with smooth single curve (not multiple wiggles), widest in middle, with no eyes top or bottom. Neck, pegbox and scroll original, per T. Fritzsch (to TGM, 6/16). Before restoration 2016, string length was 62.7.