DHV:
1148
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

A, Vienna

Maker:

Johann Joseph

Stadlmann

Date:

1778

Joann Joseph / Stadlmann / Kayserl. Königl. / Hof Lauten und Geigen / macher in Wienn 1778 [printed except 78, with imperial arms in the middle of each line]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Schwerin

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Landesbibliothek Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

Head:

Male

Previous Owner:

Court chapel of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Ludwigslust, 1817-91; Franz Xaver Hammer (bequest; d. 1817)

Measurements:

Body Length:

68

String Length:

70

Rib Depth:

13

Upper Width:

31.8

Middle Width:

23.4

Bottom Width:

40.2

Information Source:

Roloff 2008, p. 6; unpublished 2002 restoration report, Roloff to TGM, 7/08

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Auctions:

Comments:

Roloff 2008, p. 6; Otterstedt 1994, p. 131

Roloff 2008, pp. 7-10 (front, head 3/4, rosette, label [color])

2-piece back and ribs of bird’s-eye maple; 2-piece table with ebony edging and rosette. Parchment linings, 3 crossbars (new, replacing similar ones) plus soundpost plate on back. Fingerboard with ebony veneer and scalloped lower edge; tailpiece is new. Head (painted black, white, and red) is “a singing youth with Tyrolean hat”. 2 groups of pegs (3+4), all boxwood. Rib depth at corners 13.4/13.6. Restored in 2002 by Wolfgang Wenke, Eisenach. Until 1923, Landesbibliothek was named Herzogliche Regierungsbibliothek.