DHV:
1364
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Place Made:

Maker:

A

Salzburg

Johannes

Schorn

Date:

1711

Label Text:

Johannes Schorn / Hof Lauten u. / Geigenmacher Salisburgi / 1711

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Ashland, OR

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Southern Oregon University

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

70.178

Head:

Cupid

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Jack Schuman, Phoenix, Oregon, -c. 2007; Franz Nowy, Vienna, -1970

Measurements:

Body Length:

37.4

String Length:

31.5

Rib Depth:

4.5

Upper Width:

17.0

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

22.2

Information

Source:

J. Schuman to TGM, 5/02

Literature:

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from J. Schuman: F+S, side 3/4, head 3/4, rosette]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Likely a converted viola d’amore: blindfolded Cupid head with traces of gold leaf; rosette. Announcement of Schuman’s donation of his collection to Southern Oregon U. (in Galpin Society Newsletter for Feb. 2008, p. 8) mentions this instrument, calling it a viola da braccio.