DHV:
116
Tourin ID:
BERB 15

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Königsberg

Maker:

Gregor

Karpp

Date:

1693

Gregorÿ Karpp / In Königsberg / Anno 1693 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Berlin

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

4653

Head:

Lion

Previous Owner:

Dr. W. Bitter, Stuttgart,-1960; Fritz Wildhagen

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.8

String Length:

65.5?

Rib Depth:

12.4

Upper Width:

30.1

Middle Width:

21.6

Bottom Width:

36.8

Information Source:

Berlin 1988, p. 260; Otto & Adelmann 1975, p. 117

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Auctions:

Comments:

Otterstedt 2004, p. 120; Otterstedt 1986, p. 43 (no. 11); Berlin 1978, pp. 34-35; Otto & Adelmann 1975, p. 117

Berlin 1988, pp. 79 (front 3/4), 258-59 (head); Otterstedt 1986, pp. 43 (F+S), 45 (back); Berlin 1978, p. 35 (front 3/4 [color]); Otto 1965, p. 143 (front 3/4); [unpublished, from museum: front 3/4, B+S, label, head F+S]; [by TGM 11/10, on display: back 3/4, head front (color)]

Restored in 1962. 3-piece table, ebony and bone edging, 7-piece purfling. Otterstedt’s dimensions 68.2, 30.1/21.5/36.2, -, -. 4 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Pegs by Olga Adelmann, 1962 (also lion’s tongue). Drawings by Olga Adelmann (1962) available from museum. Otterstedt 2004: dendrochronology gives date of 1675 for for youngest growth ring on table.