Sold by Alexand’ Livingstone at his Shop in Birchen Lane (near) the Royal Exchange, all sorts of Musical Instruments, Books and Songs, with Tunes, Strings, Rul’d Paper etc.
No. of Strings:
Margrit Buehler, Schaffhausen (CH); Imke David, 11/1993 - 2/1994
Owner to TGM, 10/07; Sotheby’s 11/18/93, lot 66
Hebbert 2001, p. 307 (X:01); Sotheby’s 11/18/93, lot 66
Sotheby’s 11/18/93, lot 66 (F+B); [unpublished, from owner on Kessler certificate: F+B body only, side full length]
Goetschel 2016 (Cellini Consort; Gibbons & Locke)
Sotheby’s 1993/11/18, lot 66
2-piece table with wings, 3-piece back, double purfling on both. Later neck, pegbox, and scroll. Extensive worm damage now restored. Sotheby’s: “Probably by Richard Meares”; Ben Hebbert (personal communication): “definitely by Barak Norman”; Kessler certificate for current owner: “made ... by Barak Norman, London, in the last decade of the 17th century.” Repair labels: “Repaired by John Eadie, Roughazie, near Glasgow, Anno 1804”; “Restored by Matthys de Jong, Perth, W.A. 1992”. Also restored by Marc Soubeyran, 1994. Table ornament Type VIII, back center Type III, above and below Type II.