DHV:
108
Tourin ID:
BERB 07

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Munich

Maker:

Rudolph

Höss

Date:

1696

Ruedolph Hoß Churfl. / Hof=Lautenmacher in / Munchen 1696 [printed except 96]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Berlin

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

4524

Head:

Lion

Previous Owner:

Fritz Wildhagen, Bielefeld, -1957

Measurements:

Body Length:

42.1

String Length:

40.6

Rib Depth:

6.7

Upper Width:

21.1

Middle Width:

14.7

Bottom Width:

25.2

Information Source:

Otto & Adelmann 1975, p. 109

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Otterstedt 2004, p. 120; Otto & Adelmann 1975, p. 109;

[Unpublished, from A. Otterstedt 2/07: FB+S, head side, treble soundhole (color)]; [by TGM 11/10: label (color)]

Otto & Adelmann 1975: Alt-Tenor Viola da Gamba, kleines Modell. Fingerboard and tailpiece new (striped, “der Vorliebe des Vorbesitzers entsprechend”); neck slightly narrowed but otherwise original. Table strongly arched, with recurve and dark edging; back and ribs of bird’s-eye maple. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side (old, English-style). Otterstedt 2004: dendrochronology gives date of 1674 for the youngest growth ring on table.