DHV:
1190
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

A, Salzburg

Maker:

Jakob

Weiss

Date:

1741

Jakob Weis / Lauten und Geigen- / macher in Salzburg / 1741 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Nuremberg

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

MIR 794

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Sammlung Rück, -1962

Measurements:

Body Length:

81.5

String Length:

80

Rib Depth:

15.4

Upper Width:

38

Middle Width:

24.5

Bottom Width:

50.2

Information Source:

Martius 1999, pp. 52-53

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius 1999, pp. 52-53; Huber 1989, p. 94

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side [color])

Repair label by Nikolaus Gewennberger, 1844. Huber 1989: “sechssaitiger Kontrabaß”; website (MIMO): “Viola da Gamba (Basslage)”. Martius 1999: “Bass viola da gamba” (but NB, in this catalogue he calls basses “Tenor viola da gamba”); no purfling. Photo: F-holes very long, thin, curved, and diagonal; lower bout exaggeratedly wide and curved; has endpin.