DHV:
1158
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

Maker:

E

José

Madrid

Contreras

Date:

1744

Matriti per Granadensem [Josephum Contreras ?] Anno 1744 [printed?]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

41.5

String Length:

36.2

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

19.5

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

24.5

Information Source:

Phillips 9/16/82, lot 188

Literature:

Phillips 9/16/82, lot 188

Photographs:

Phillips 9/16/82, lot 188 (plate VI) (F+B)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Phillips 1982/09/16, lot 188

“Small tenor viol”; body dimensions are of (one-piece) back; length includes button; tail gut. Bearded male head possibly meant to depict Tieffenbrucker. Repair label “dificada per Jose Alonso Peno de 17—” (handwritten). Perhaps a viola d’amore without sympathetic strings.