Johann Stephan Thumhard / Lauten- und Geigenmacher / Straubing 1784 [printed except 84]
USA, Claremont, CA
Pomona College, Music Dept.
No. of Strings:
Prof. Elmer Tolsted (Pomona/Math)
A. Rice to TGM, 6/16; C. Herman 6/94; appraisal 1968
[Unpublished, by & from A. Rice: FB+S, head F+S, scroll, F-holes (color)]
Varnish widely crackled on table, also some on back (which is slab-cut). Significant recurve at table edges. Two crossbars on back above soundpost plate; dark purfling (or filler) along back center joint. Endpin, tailgut, no frets, 3 fine tuners. 1968 appraisal dimensions in inches, convertable to 72.0, 32.7/23.0/41.6, -, -.