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Size
Maker's
Name
Date
Place Made
Current Location
Collection
No. of Strings
Body Length
String Length
1
Bass
William
Turner
1652
GB, London
F, Nice
Musée du Palais Lascaris
6
68.3
67.9
2
Bass
Johann Heinrich
Ruppert
17..
D, Erfurt
D, Regensburg
Private collection
6
66
64.0?
3
Treble ?
Joachim
Tielke
1692
D, Hamburg
D, Rohrbach bei Darmstadt
Private collection
5
39.6
4
Bass
Joachim
Tielke ?
1698
D, Hamburg
Private collection
6
67
66.2
5
Treble
1720 C
D,
Private collection
6
33.8
34
6
Bass
Pietro Antonio ?
Dalla Costa
1757
I, Parma ?
Private collection
6
76
72.5
7
Bass
Matthias
Hummel ?
1702
D, Nuremberg
D, Dormagen-Zons
Private collection
6
69
68.6
8
Pardessus
Nicolas
Desrousseaux
1731
F, Verdun
ANONYMOUS 9
6
33
9
Tenor
D,
Private collection
6
10
Bass
Thomas
Edlinger
1673
D, Augsburg
Private collection
11
Bass
Nicolas
Bertrand
1704
F, Paris
D, Berlin
Private collection
7
70
69.9
12
Quinton
Jacques
Boquay
1761 ?
F, Paris
B, Antwerp
Museum Vleeshuis
5
15
Pardessus
Louis
Guersan
1756
F, Paris
USA, Philadelphia, PA
American Society of Ancient Instruments
5
32.4
30.2
18
Bass
17.. ?
F, ?
USA, Philadelphia, PA
American Society of Ancient Instruments
6
75
69.2
19
Bass
Joachim
Tielke
1695
D, Hamburg
USA, Philadelphia, PA
American Society of Ancient Instruments
6
66.7
65.3
22
Treble
Giovanni
Maria
15..
I, Venice
GB, Oxford
Ashmolean Museum
6
36.9
31.6
23
Bass
Gasparo da Salo
Bertolotti
1600 C
I, Brescia
GB, Oxford
Ashmolean Museum
6
65
64.5
24
Bass
Domenico
Russo ?
15..
I, Brescia ?
GB, Oxford
Ashmolean Museum
6
60.4
61.3
25
Bass
John
Rose
1600 C
GB, London
GB, Oxford
Ashmolean Museum
6
70.6
74
26
Tenor
John
Rose
1598
GB, London
GB, Oxford
Ashmolean Museum
6
55.1
59.1
27
Tenor
Richard
Blunt
1605
GB, London
GB, Oxford
Ashmolean Museum
6
55.5
59
28
Bass
Antonio & Girolamo
Amati
1611
I, Cremona
GB, Oxford
Ashmolean Museum
6
62.9
61.6
29
Treble
Henry
Jaye
16..
GB, London
GB, Kent
Private collection
6
36.2
36
30
Treble
Henry
Jaye
16..
GB, London
GB, Winchester
Private collection
6
41.1
45
31
Treble
Henry
Jaye
16..
GB, London
GB, Oxford
Private collection
6
41.2
39
32
Bass
Henry
Jaye
1611
GB, London (Southwark)
GB, London
Private collection
6
70.3
68.6
33
Bass
John
Pitts
1675
GB, London
GB, Bohortha, Cornwall
Private collection
6
69
70
34
Violone
Ernst
Busch ?
D, Nuremberg
GB, Bohortha, Cornwall
Private collection
6
79
79.5
35
Bass
Guillaume
Barbey
1720 C
F, Paris
USA, Berea, OH
Baldwin-Wallace College
7
69.4
69.2
36
Pardessus
Pierre
Larcher
1745
F, Paris
E, Barcelona
Conservatory of Music
5
32
33
38
Treble ?
Zacharias
Fischer
1763
D, Würzburg
E, Barcelona
Conservatory of Music
6
39.2
37
39
Quinton
Georg
Aman ?
1737
D, Augsburg
E, Barcelona
Conservatory of Music
5
35.4
32
40
Bass
Barak
Norman
1713 ?
GB, London
E, Barcelona
Conservatory of Music
(4)
62.4
59
41
Bass
Barak
Norman
1714
GB, London
E, Barcelona
Conservatory of Music
6
67.5
64.5
42
Bass
Joachim
Tielke
1694
D, Hamburg
E, Barcelona
Conservatory of Music
5
69.3
64.8
43
Pardessus
Jean
Ouvrard
1744
F, Paris
CH, Basel
Historisches Museum
5
33.5
31.5- 32.0
44
Pardessus
Jean-Sebastien
Bourdot
1742
F, Mirecourt
CH, Basel
Historisches Museum
5
31.4
29.5- 30.0
45
Pardessus
17..
F,
CH, Basel
Historisches Museum
5
33.5
28.5- 30.0
46
Pardessus
Louis
Guersan
1761
F, Paris
CH, Basel
Historisches Museum
5
32.7
31.5- 32.0
47
Tenor
Marcell
Pichler
1683
A, Salzburg
CH, Basel
Historisches Museum
6
53
52.5
48
Violone
Pietro Antonio
Bellone
1661
I, Milan
CH, Basel
Historisches Museum
7+5
84.5
077.0? 80.0
49
Bass
Joachim
Tielke
1704 C
D, Hamburg
CH, Basel
Historisches Museum
6
68.5
67.5
50
Bass
Claude
Pierray
1700 C
F, Paris
CH, Basel
Historisches Museum
6
69.7
72.0?
51
Bass
P.
Pommier
17..
F, Lyon
CH, Basel
Historisches Museum
7
79
75.0? 80.0
52
Pardessus
Jean Baptiste
Voboam
1719
F, Paris
F, Paris
Musée de la musique
6
31.2
31.8
53
Bass
George
Miller
16..
GB, London
GB,
Private collection
6
67.8
70
54
Bass
Barak
Norman
1717
GB, London
GB, Canterbury
Private collection
6
66
68.4
55
Bass
1670 C
D, ?
GB, Huddersfield, Yorks
Private collection
56
Treble
Henry
Jaye
1620
GB, London (Southwark)
GB, Oxford
Private collection
6
37.9
35
63
Treble ?
D,
BERLIN A02
6
39.5
64
Treble ?
D,
BERLIN A03
6
40
65
Pardessus
17.. ?
F, ?
BERLIN A04
6
32
67
Tenor ?
(Johann) Christoph
Friedstadt
1745
D, Kassel
BERLIN A07
7
45
68
Treble ?
Johann Georg
Hammig
1740 C
D, Neukirchen
BERLIN A08
(4)
38.5
69
Treble ?
Simon I
Straub
1706
D, Friedenweiler
BERLIN A09
(4)
43
70
Treble ?
Mathias
Klotz
1726
D, Mittenwald
BERLIN A10
(4)
40
71
Pardessus
F,
BERLIN A11
5? (now 4)
33
72
Treble ?
Rudolph
Höss
1708
D, Munich
BERLIN A12
5
39
73
Treble ?
17.. ?
D,
BERLIN A13
5
37.5
74
Treble ?
Georg
Aman
1729
D, Augsburg
BERLIN A14
5
43
75
Tenor ?
Johann Christoph
Leidolff
1719
A, Vienna
BERLIN A15
5
44
76
Treble ?
Antonius
Zacher
1726
D, Eichstätt
BERLIN A16
5
42.5
77
Pardessus
Nicolas
Desrousseaux
1735
F, Verdun
BERLIN A17
5
32.5
78
Pardessus
René
Champion
1748
F, Paris
BERLIN A18
5
32.5
79
Pardessus
Louis
Guersan
1752
F, Paris
BERLIN A19
5
32.5
80
Pardessus
Claude
Touly
1752
F, Lunéville
BERLIN A20
5
32.5
81
Quinton
Guillaume
Le Blond
1789
F, Dunkirk
BERLIN A21
5
35.5
82
Pardessus ?
17..
F,
BERLIN A22
5
37.5
83
Pardessus ?
17..
F,
BERLIN A23
5
39.5
85
Bass
Johann Georg
Dörffel
D, Klingenthal ?
BERLIN A26
6
61
87
Bass
P.
Demouchi
1618
F, Lyon
BERLIN A29
7
66
89
Bass
D,
BERLIN A32
(4)
66
91
Bass
Joachim
Tielke ?
1700 C
D, Hamburg
BERLIN A35
6
72
93
Bass
Jacob
Stainer
1671
A, Absam
BERLIN A38
6
72.5
94
Bass
Hans
Gottmann
1670
D, Erfurt
BERLIN A39
6
67
95
Bass
Jacob
Meinertzen
1710 C
D, Berlin
BERLIN A41
6
68
96
Bass
François
Saraillac
1711
F, Lyon
BERLIN A42
6
69
97
Bass
Johann Joseph
Elsler
1728
D, Mainz
BERLIN A43
7
68
98
Bass
Antonius
Bachmann
1746
D, Berlin
BERLIN A44
6
72
101
Bass
17.. ?
D,
BERLIN A47
6
70
102
Treble
Robert
Cotton
17..
F, Rouen
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
36.2
37.1
103
Treble
Jeremias
Würffel
16..
D, Greifswald
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
43.3
40.2?
104
Pardessus
Louis
Guersan
1754
F, Paris
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
5
32.6
31.2
105
Pardessus
Louis
Guersan
1766
F, Paris
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
5
32.5
32.8?
106
Pardessus
Pierre François
Grosset
1742
F, Paris
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
5
33.1
31.2
107
Pardessus ?
Sebastian
Mayr
1720
D, Munich
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
5
31.5
30.8
108
Treble ?
Rudolph
Höss
1696
D, Munich
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
5
42.1
40.6
109
Tenor ?
Gregor
Karpp
1700 C
D, Königsberg
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
5
44.8
45.3
110
Tenor
1600 C
I, Brescia
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
50.4
44.0?
111
Tenor
Johann Christian
Hoffmann
1728
D, Leipzig
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
49.7
112
Bass
Barak
Norman
1697
GB, London
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
62.4
64.6?
113
Bass
Henry
Jaye ?
1627
GB, London
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
7
65.4
62.5
114
Bass
Joachim
Tielke
1695 C
D, Hamburg
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
73.8
72.0?
115
Bass
Joachim
Tielke ?
1699 C
D, Hamburg
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
63.4
116
Bass
Gregor
Karpp
1693
D, Königsberg
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
7
67.8
65.5?
117
Bass
Daniel Achatius
Stadlmann
1720
A, Vienna
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
69.4
65.3?
118
Bass
Jacob
Stainer
1665
A, Absam
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
71.3
66.8?
119
Bass
Vincenzo
Rugeri ?
1702
I, Cremona ?
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
74.7
68.5?
120
Violone
Ernst
Busch
1630 C
D, Nuremberg
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
91.3
87
121
Violone
D,
D, Berlin
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
6
85.8
76
122
Bass
Magnus Andreas
Meyer
1751
D, Hamburg
CH, Zurich
Private collection
6
68
67
123
Bass
Paul
Alletsee
1735 ?
D, Munich
CH, Zurich
Private collection
6
69.5
67
124
Bass
Antonio
Brensio
15..
I, Bologna
I, Bologna
Museo Civico
6
65.2
60
125
Tenor
Antonio
Ciciliano
1570 C ?
I, Venice
I, Bologna
Museo Civico
6
45
48
126
Bass
Gaspar
Tieffenbrucker ?
15.. ?
F, Lyon ?
F, Paris
Private collection
5
62.5
127
Treble ?
(Johann) Christoph
Friedstadt
1743
D, Kassel
D, Braunschweig
Städtisches Museum
7
31.5
128
Bass
Joachim
Tielke
1672
D, Hamburg
D, Braunschweig
Städtisches Museum
6
67.8
129
Bass
1700 C ?
D,
D, Braunschweig
Städtisches Museum
6
69
131
Bass
Martin
Hoffmann
1705
D, Leipzig
[PL, Wroclaw (Breslau)]
[Schlesisches Museum für Kunstgewerbe...]
(4)
67
133
Treble ?
Rudolph
Höss
1688 ?
D, Munich
USA, New York, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art
5
42.5
42.5 ±
134
Bass
[René]
Imber
F, Lyon
BRIQUEVILLE 4
7
135
Treble ?
Antoine
Médard
1667
F, Paris
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
5
39.2
31.0- 33.6
136
Pardessus
Louis
Guersan
1753
F, Paris
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
5
30.5
137
Pardessus
Pierre
Saint Paul
1742
F, Paris
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
138
Pardessus
Nicolas Louis
Gilbert
1701
F, Metz
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
5 (now)
31.5
139
Quinton
François
Lejeune
1757
F, Paris
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
5
32.5
140
Quinton
J. B. D.
Salomon
1760 C
F, Paris
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
5
141
Pardessus
Gerard J.
Deleplanque
1766
F, Lille
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
5
32
142
Treble
Dietrich
Bochem
1668
D, Cologne
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
39.3
37.4
143
Treble
Louis ?
Cotton
16.. ?
F, Rouen
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
36.5
35.7
144
Tenor
Heinrich
Ebert ?
15..
I, Venice
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
43
43.0- 47.0
145
Treble
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1683 ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
39
40
146
Treble
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1680 C ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
147
Treble
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1684 ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
38.9
41.2
148
Treble
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1680 C ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
149
Treble
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1680 C ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
150
Treble
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1680 C ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
40.4
41.7
151
Tenor
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1680 C ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
57
152
Tenor
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1683 ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
54.8
57.5
153
Tenor
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1684 ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
154
Tenor
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1684 ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
52.4
55
155
Tenor
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1684 ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
158
Bass
16..
I,
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
66.5
65.5- 67.0
159
Bass
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1680 C ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
66
160
Bass
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1680 C ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
161
Bass
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1680 C ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
61
62
162
Bass
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1683 ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
61
62.5
163
Bass
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1683 ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
60.9
64
164
Bass
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1680 C ?
I, Treviso ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
165
Bass
Zanetto di Montichiaro
Micheli
1560 C
I, Brescia
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
63
67
166
Bass
G. Battista
Ciciliano
1570 C ?
I, Venice
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
60.5
60.5
167
Bass
G. Battista
Ciciliano
1580 C ?
I, Venice
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
59.6
61.8
168
Bass
G. Battista
Ciciliano
1580 C ?
I, Venice
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
60
65
169
Bass
Gaspar
Tieffenbrucker ?
15.. ?
F, Lyon ?
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
7
67.7
67.4
170
Bass
Pietro
Zenatto ?
1683 ?
I, Treviso
B, Brussels
Musée des instruments de musique
6
70.3