DHV:
1050
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

Maker:

Date:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Mishawaka, IN

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Francis H. Grant, Cleveland, 1948-74; Mrs. Benjamin Jenks, Cleveland; Van Sweringen brothers, owners of Hotel Cleveland; Ivan Francisci, orchestra leader at Hotel Cleveland in 1920s, 1906-?; acquired in Vienna.

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.5

String Length:

64.3

Rib Depth:

11.4

Upper Width:

31.5

Middle Width:

22.1

Bottom Width:

40.1

Information Source:

TGM visit 8/92

Literature:

Photographs:

[By TGM: FB+S, head front]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Letter from F. Grant to MAB, 7/28/74 gives provenance. Arched back; table and back overhang ribs slightly; neck too short for 7th fret; has inlaid ivory frets, now filed flush; once had 12 sympathetic strings. Neck inset into table.