DHV:
1044
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB,

Maker:

Date:

16..

[None]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

J, Hamamatsu City

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

C-0007R

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Dorothy & Robert Rosenbaum, Scarsdale, NY, no. 284

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.9

String Length:

68.8

Rib Depth:

12.5

Upper Width:

31.6

Middle Width:

22.8

Bottom Width:

39.6

Information Source:

Museum to TGM, 6/09; Hamamatsu 1995, p. 16; Sotheby’s 3/13/72, lot 129

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Hamamatsu 1995, p. 16; Sotheby’s 3/13/72, lot 129

Uemura 2011 (front, head 3/4 [color]); Hamamatsu 1995, p. 16 (side 1/2, from above); Sotheby’s 3/13/72, lot 129 (F+B); [unpublished, from museum 8/09: FB+S (color)]

Uemura 2011

2-piece back of strongly-flamed wood with ovals at bottom & below fold, diamond pattern in center, double perimeter purfling; table with ornament and (?) double purfling. Modern head and pegbox, also neck, fingerboard, and tailpiece. Hamamatsu 1995: “(London) 4th qtr. of 17c”; total length 124.5. Rosenbaum estate inventory (seen at Boston MFA): School of Richard Meares, c. 1700. Sotheby’s: “by Richard Meares, London, unlabeled”; head by Joseph Skeaping; length of back 27 5/8 in [= 70.1 cm].