DHV:
110
Tourin ID:
BERB 09; GHENT 13

Size:

Tenor

Label Text:

Place Made:

I, Brescia

Maker:

Date:

1600 C

Body Shape:

Cello

Current Location:

D, Berlin

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

2476

Head:

Male

Previous Owner:

C.C. Snoeck, Ghent, -1902

Measurements:

Body Length:

50.4

String Length:

44.0?

Rib Depth:

7.9

Upper Width:

21.9

Middle Width:

15.8

Bottom Width:

29.5

Information Source:

Otto & Adelmann 1975, p. 111

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Comments:

Beuting 2007, pp. 204-05; Otterstedt 2004, p. 121; Herzog 2003, IT-11; Otto & Adelmann 1975, p. 111; Lütgendorff 1922, 1:33 and 2:519; Sachs 1922, col. 117; Snoeck 1894, p. 100

Otterstedt 2004, p. 122 (front 7/8); Lütgendorff 1922, 1:33 (front); Sachs 1922, pl. 13 (front 3/4); Snoeck 1894, facing p. 100 (front); [unpublished, from museum: front 3/4, B+S, head 3/4]

Pointed corners but sloping shoulders; flat back. Sachs: Altviola; double purfling. Lütgendorff 1922 calls it a Maggini. Snoeck: “Facture Italienne de école de Brescia...double filets, genre Maggini”; body length 50 cm. Shown with tail gut. Otto & Adelmann 1975: many repairs of cracks and worm damage; neck and fittings new, former not historically correct; tailgut. Otterstedt 2004: “wahrscheinlich ein Mixtum compositum aus verschiedenen Zeiten, stilistische Einordnung um 1600”. Beuting 2007 (also Otterstedt): dendrochronology gives date of 1479 for for youngest growth ring on table. Hirsch & Kirnbauer 2016, p. 29: cross-matches well with Linarol viols in Nice (C.38) and Vienna (SAM 73).