DHV:
120
Tourin ID:
BERB 19

Size:

Violone

Place Made:

Maker:

D

Nuremberg

Ernst

Busch

Date:

1630 C

Label Text:

... / in Nürnberg....

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Berlin

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

229

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Paul de Wit, Leipzig, -1888; “Aus der Ägidienkirche zu Nürnberg”

Measurements:

Body Length:

091.3

String Length:

087.0

Rib Depth:

17.7

Upper Width:

42.6

Middle Width:

27.9

Bottom Width:

49.9

Information

Source:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 172-3, 181; Otto & Adelmann 1975, p. 122

Literature:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 172-3, 181; Otto & Adelmann 1975, p. 122; Otto 1968, p. 66; Sachs 1922, col. 120

Photographs:

Martius & Schulze 1991, p. 173 (front 7/8; back off); Otto 1968, pl. 33 (front 7/8); [by TGM 11/10, on display: front 3/4 (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Dimensions from Otto & Adelmann 1975; Martius & Schulze 1991 give 165.0, 91.3, 42.5/27.9/49.8, 17.7, 87.0. Tailpiece & 4 pegs are new, otherwise original in all parts. F-holes have no lower eyes. Front has double inlaid purfling, back only two painted lines. Drawings by Olga Adelmann (1963) available from museum. Dendrochronology gives latest year ring as 1626 (pers. comm. from A. Otterstedt 11/10, per Dr. Klein)