DHV:
1164
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB, London

Maker:

Barak

Norman

Date:

1696

Barak Norman, at the Bass Viol in St. Paul’s Ally London Fecit 1696; Barak Norman London Fecit [stamped on table]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

J,

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Tony Bingham, London, 1989-

Measurements:

Body Length:

62.6

String Length:

67.3

Rib Depth:

11.9

Upper Width:

28.9

Middle Width:

21.1

Bottom Width:

35.3

Information Source:

Sotheby’s 11/22-23/89, lot 167

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Hebbert 2001, pp. 292-3 (1696:1, but should be 1696:5); Montagu 1990, p. 277; Sotheby’s 11/22-23/89, lot 167

Sotheby’s 11/22-23/89, lot 167 (F+B [color])

Sotheby’s 1989/11/22-23, lot 167

Hebbert 2001 says same as DOLM 7 (1696:1), but more likely same as his 1696:5 (= ex-T. Bingham), with dimensions 62.7, 28.9/-21.1/35.3, 11.8, -. (Also, label of DOLM 7 reported to read “St. Paul’s Church-yd:”, not “St. Paul’s Ally” .) Montagu 1990: “revarnished but otherwise very nice”; sold for £29,150. Sold to a client in Japan, per T. Bingham. Table ornament Type IV, back center Type III, upper and lower Type II.