DHV:
1193
Tourin ID:

Size:

Tenor ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, ?

Maker:

Date:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Provo, UT

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Brigham Young University

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

920024500 (formerly 0119)

Head:

Open scroll

Previous Owner:

Lotta van Buren, -1955; Brownsea Castle Collection, -1927

Measurements:

Body Length:

45

String Length:

38.1

Rib Depth:

7.6

Upper Width:

21.9

Middle Width:

29.7

Bottom Width:

27.3

Information Source:

H. Powley to TGM, 1995 + 2008; Loveless 1956, pp. 10, 18, 20

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Loveless 1956, pp. 10, 18, 20

Köpp 2000, p. 150 (front); Loveless 1956, pl. 1 (front); figs. 4 (sound holes) & 5 (head, side); [unpublished, from H. Powley 1/08: F+B, head front 3/4, etc. (color)]

Loveless 1956: tenor viol, “purchased from the Brownsea Castle collection by Mr. Van der Straeten for Miss Van Buren”; letter from him to her states it’s 18th-C. German. Rosette. Dimensions taken on back, in inches. Handwritten comments on database printout provided by H. Powley (1995): New fingerboard and tailpiece. From photos: pegbox has fluted back; 3 pegs treble, 4 bass side. Perhaps a viola d’amore?