DHV:
1039
Tourin ID:

Size:

Violone

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Maker:

Ernst

Busch

Date:

Ernst Busch / in Nürnberg [printed]

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

D, Cologne

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Westdeutscher Rundfunk

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

89.3

String Length:

86.5

Rib Depth:

18.3

Upper Width:

43

Middle Width:

33.5

Bottom Width:

51.2

Information Source:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 176, 181

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 176, 181

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 151 (inside of back), 175 (F+S)

Converted to 4-string contrabass before 1906, using original neck, lengthened and angled. Restored 1988 with new neck and fittings (fingerboard & tailpiece copied from Nuremberg GNM MI 15 = NURN 9). Table with double purfling, back with single; back and ribs of bird’s-eye maple. Herkunft: aus dem Stuttgarter Raum.